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As an undergraduate at the University of Alabama in the 1950s, Miriam attended a Sunday School Class which met at Bryce Hospital for the mentally ill. This work, “Woman Reading a Bible” was done from scene of a resident at the hospital. You can see on the left side of the work the colors and
The piece above, “Day Nurse for My Grandmother” was done in 1962 and is the second portrait of Mrs. Chuvis, who helped care for Miriam’s grandmother, sitting in front of the window with vases and flowers. It’s one of our favorite early period pieces. “Mrs. Chuvis was the day and evening nurse for my grandmother.