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Illustration study of Page Frontispiece for Christ, My ... Image 1

Illustration study of Page [6] Frontispiece for Christ, My Refuge, One of Seven Hymns by Mary Baker Eddy, illustrated by Violet Oakley [Boston: The trustees under the will of Mary Baker Eddy, 1939]

c. 1939
Graphite on tracing paper with grid lines in graphite
Credit Line
Gift of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 2015
14 x 11 in.

Description & Inscriptions

[bottom right in graphite]: illumination for Poem / by Mary Baker Eddy
As published, the illuminated caption to the illustration reads, "O'er waiting harpstrings of the mind."_x000D_
Designed as an illuminated manuscript, Christ My Refuge demonstrated the artist’s mastery of calligraphy and her ability to create visually compelling contemporary images with a medieval art form._x000D_


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