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"Dwellers in Tents" pendentive, from the mural series "The B ... Image 1

"Dwellers in Tents" pendentive, from the mural series "The Building of the House of Wisdom," Charlton Yarnall House

Date
1910–11
Medium
Oil on canvas
Credit Line
Gift of the Southeast Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Red Cross, 1963
Dimensions
38 ¼ x 46 in.

Description & Inscriptions

Oakley expands the theme of the Ages of Man in the lunettes to the Ages of Civilization in four pendentives. Here, desert dwellers in Mesopotamia stake their tents.

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