Dixie Art Colony Foundation

Exploring the Doris Alexander Thompson Collection: Part Two

This large oil on canvas by Doris Alexander Thompson, dated 1956, was included in the large collection of Alexander Thompson's work recently donated to the DAC Foundation. Fortunately, unlike the other paintings, drawings, and stone lithographs this painting came to us nicely framed. DORIS ALEXANDER THOMPSON, Dazzle at Dusk, 1965, 30 x

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Dixie Art Colony Foundation

Paintings from the Doris Alexander Thompson Collection

Shown are two of Doris Alexander Thompson's colorful paintings included in our recent acquisition. Research shows that she studied painting with Roderick Mackenzie and Alexander Abels. DORIS ALEXANDER THOMPSON, Untitled Landscape I, n.d.; DAT-2020.AW.0030 Mackenzie's family immigrated from England to Mobile in 1872. After his mother's death in 1880, Mackenzie was sent

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OUR LARGEST DONATION TO DATE

As mentioned in our September 2, 2019, blog post, "Our most prized donations are the UNSOLICITED DONATIONS." Since launching the DAC Foundation website on December 1, 2015, our website has led to numerous unsolicited donations, including our LARGEST DONATION TO DATE. DORIS ALEXANDER THOMPSON, n.d., Magnolia Springs, AL; 13 x 17 inches; WCL-2013.PH.0001

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