Illuminated text study for "And there appeared a great Wonder in Heaven; a Woman…"
MediumRed and blue ink on paper
Credit LineGift of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 2015
Dimensions8 x 6 in.
Description & Inscriptions
The text quotes from Revelation 12:1 and 12:5. The passages were also Oakley’s inspiration for the triptych The Great Wonder: A Vision of the Apocalypse, which she created for the Vassar College Alumnae House (1923–24).