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Zelda

March 28 through May 31, 2020

On view in the Folmar and Newman Galleries

Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald (American, 1900–1948), Candler, N.C., ca. 1945, watercolor and graphite on paper, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Gift of Mrs. Frances Fitzgerald Smith, 1986.4.11

 

Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald was a native of Montgomery and an icon of the Jazz Age in the 1920s. Apart from her role as the wife of the novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald, she was a practicing artist who painted in oils and watercolors. In honor of their 100th wedding anniversary on April 3, a selection of the more than 30 works by Fitzgerald in the Museum collection will be featured in this installation.

Organized by the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama.

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Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald (American, 1900–1948), Ballerinas, ca. 1933, oil on canvas, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Gift of the artist, 1942.3

 

Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald (American, 1900–1948), Erwaine (Costume), ca. 1941, watercolor and graphite on paper, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Gift of Mrs. Frances Fitzgerald Smith, 1986.4.5.1

 

Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald (American, 1900–1948), Notre Dame, Paris, ca. 1944, watercolor and graphite on paper, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Gift of Mrs. Frances Fitzgerald Smith, 1986.4.10

 

Featured image:

Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald (American, 1900–1948), Candler, N.C., ca. 1945, watercolor and graphite on paper, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Gift of Mrs. Frances Fitzgerald Smith, 1986.4.11