“Redheads have moved history out of proportion to their numbers.”
Sunday, 1 September 2019
1097) Alice Patch
Alice Patch (1850 - 1904). In 1874 she engaged to Arthur Homer, younger
brother of painter Winslow Homer, for whom she modelled in 1875. After
the marriage she moved with her husband to Galveston Texas, where Homer
worked in the cotton industry.
We can see her in the paintings
Portrait of a Lady, The Trysting Place and Watering Plants, and in other
works such as The Honeymoon and Fiction.