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Study for "Il Convito," The Banquet: Edith Emerson as the pa ... Image 1

Study for "Il Convito," The Banquet: Edith Emerson as the page "Giovanni" [with Mary Nixon and Daniel Buckley at right in outline], Celebrating Completion of Seven Panels for the Senate Chamber mural series, the State Capitol, Harrisburg

Date
Date unknown
Medium
Charcoal and white pastel on gray paper on cream-colored paper
Credit Line
Gift of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 2015
Dimensions
10 x 14 in.

Description & Inscriptions

[bottom right of drawing in graphite]: Violet Oakley; [center, below drawing, on cream-colored paper in graphite]: ("Giovanni") / Il Convito; [bottom left, cream-colored paper in graphite]: Edith Emerson as the page "Giovanni" - P. Likos
Oakley created "The Banquet" in celebration of her completion of seven panels for the Senate Chamber mural series, for the State Capitol, Harrisburg. Friends Mary Nixon and Daniel Buckley are at right in outline.

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