Haunted by her experience as a nurse during WWI, Florence depicted the fragility and ephemerality of the human body.
This collection of drawings was found amongst Florence Hasard’s belongings. Research shows that she traded charcoal drawings for her modelling sessions with a local artist in Milwaukee. It appears she used oil-colors to alter them to the state we see them now.
The psychologist on our team suggests that she was haunted by her past experience as a nurse during WWI, which lead her to focus on the fragility and ephemerality of the human body.