Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Jill Roe posing for John Koch

1953 "Children at Play" by John Koch our friend and neighbor. I posed with the minister`s son for this painting which was done for "Good Housekeeping Magazine" as a cover design.

John Koch painting - "Roosevelt Ladies at Oyster Bay"

"Roosevelt Ladies at Oyster Bay" Long Island, New york 1953. I modeled for this painting. I`m the one with the braids, My mom`s friend Maggie Gillie brought her embroidery and modeled also. There were 2 paintings, the study of Maggie and me and then this formal portrait. Collection of Mrs. Quentin Roosevelt. 25 X 30

Thursday, July 12, 2012