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Illuminated text study for "Prayer for our Enemies," ... Image 1

Illuminated text study for "Prayer for our Enemies," Christmas, 1942

Red and black ink on board with black ink on paper mounted with glue on board
Credit Line
Gift of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 2015
14 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.

Description & Inscriptions

[top left, sideways, in graphite]: 3/4" in / [illegible] / printed; [bottom left in graphite]: #8216
According to the marginalia that Oakley incorporates into the design, the prayer is from an article that appeared in the Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Gazette and quoted in the Christian Science Sentinel (December 5, 1942).


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