Helen LaFrance (Kentucky, born 1919) oil on canvas painting depicting a group of workers harvesting a cotton field, against a murky blue sky. Signed lower right. Museum accession tag en verso. Housed in a contemporary wooden frame. Sight – 17 3/4″ H x 29 3/4″ W. 23 7/8″ H x 35 7/8″ W. Late 20th century. Provenance: Property of the Arts Center of Cannon County, Tennessee. CONDITION: Black light reveals splatter of unknown substance to varnish, lower middle sky and field areas. Damage to varnish layer does not appear to penetrate paint layer. 4″ area of craquelure, right side of canvas above area of trees.
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