Museum Home Generations Home Page Burke Gallery
Gladys Thayer Reasoner

Gladys Thayer Reasoner(1887-1945), was the daughter of Abbott Handerson Thayer and Kate Bloede, the cousin of Kathleen Whiting Kent, Kents' first wife, and the wife of David Reasoner. Gladys, like her husband, studied art under her father's tutelage. At least one of the Reasoner's children, Jean Reasoner Plunket, also pursued the arts; Jean specializes in portraiture.

Gladys worked in a variety of media-oils, pastels,-which she used to render flowers and portraits. She achieved a fair amount of commercial success showing in New York and Boston, at Grand Central, Knoedler and Vose Galleries.

Click Thumbnail for Larger Image
View Larger Image 54. Portrait of Abbott H. Thayer. ca. 1907-1912. Oil on canvas. Image: 48 x 30 5/8 in.

Collection, Abbott Fenn.


Copyright Scott R. Ferris

Top

Generations Home


Home | Galleries | Exhibitions | Rockwell Kent | Map | Office

Plattsburgh State Home Page


Copyright 2002, The Plattsburgh State Art Museum.
All rights reserved.

Copyright Statement

Web site comments:Museum Preparator's Office