The Vice-President’s Mansion

The Vice-President’s Mansion

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Joan Mondale, who died Feb 3, 2014 at the age of 83, is pictured in 1978 in the U.S. Vice President’s office with the Herman Maril painting “Interior With Cat”, a 1972 oil that is in the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. The painting hung in Walter Mondale’s office (1977-81). On the photo, she wrote a note to Herman Maril stating, “Your painting light’s up Fritz’s office!”
Joan Mondale, who died Feb 3, 2014 at the age of 83, is pictured in 1978 in the U.S. Vice President’s office with the Herman Maril painting “Interior With Cat”, a 1972 oil that is in the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. The painting hung in Walter Mondale’s office (1977-81). On the photo, she wrote a note to Herman Maril stating, “Your painting light’s up Fritz’s office!”