A half length, standing fanciful portrait of a young girl with wild hair issuing flowers. A blue butterfly appears at the top right. Signed and dated (lower right): Mina Conant 1962. Numbered butterfly. Gallery label (on reverse). From the Estate of Mina Conant.
Mina Conant Billmyer was born in Colorado and in 1933 she married John Billmyer and the couple moved to Cleveland, Ohio. In March, 1935, her work was featured in the Print-a-Month series, issued by the Cleveland Printmaker's Club. She returned to Denver in 1947 she continued to work as an artist and also taught at Denver University at the Denver Art Museum and in the Denver Public schools.