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Study for "Il Convito," The Banquet , Celebrating ... Image 1

Study for "Il Convito," The Banquet [Edith Emerson and Alex de Tarnowski in outline at left, and Mary Nixon and Daniel Buckley at right], Celebrating Completion of Seven Panels for the Senate Chamber mural series, the State Capitol, Harrisburg

Date unknown
Charcoal on paper
Credit Line
Gift of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 2015

Description & Inscriptions

[lower right in red ink]: stamped signature / stamped monogram initials; [bottom left in graphite]: study for "The Banquet;" [bottom right, under corresponding figures, in graphite]: Mary Nixon [space] Daniel Buckley
Oakley created "The Banquet" in celebration of her completion of seven panels for the Senate Chamber mural series, for the State Capitol, Harrisburg. In this study, Oakley has given features only to the figures of Mary Nixon and Daniel Buckley. Emerson and Tarnowski's figures are suggested in outline.


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