Not only was she gracious and well informed -a great interview -Yale allowed us full access to the original work.
(above: detail through magnifying lens)
Watercolors, all "works on paper", are kept under strict conditions since they can't be restored.
I was also privileged to an upclose and personal view of four Winslow Homers -all four very different uses of watercolor -and some Hoppers.
(above: cameraman Ben Shapiro admires the painting with Helen Cooper)
Days like this remind you how lucky life can be.