Painting of a Flower by Edsel Ford, 1905-1911

Summary

Edsel Ford created this watercolor painting when he was a boy. Like many doting parents, Henry and Clara Ford saved their only child's artwork. Clara nurtured Edsel's love of art and Henry encouraged his interest in automobiles. As Edsel grew, his creative and artistic sensibilities matured and he developed a talent for automotive design.

Edsel Ford created this watercolor painting when he was a boy. Like many doting parents, Henry and Clara Ford saved their only child's artwork. Clara nurtured Edsel's love of art and Henry encouraged his interest in automobiles. As Edsel grew, his creative and artistic sensibilities matured and he developed a talent for automotive design.

Artifact

Watercolor (Painting)

Date Made

1905-1911

Collection Title

Fair Lane Papers Subgroup 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.1.494

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Watercolor (Paint)

Color

Red
Yellow
Green

Dimensions

Height: 11.25 in

Width: 3.875 in

Inscriptions

E.F.

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