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Composition study for "Admiral Sir William Penn Denouncing a ... Image 1

Composition study for "Admiral Sir William Penn Denouncing and Turning His Son Away," Panel 8, from the mural series The Founding of the State of Liberty Spiritual, Governor's Reception Room, Pennsylvania State Capitol

Watercolor and gold paint on board
Credit Line
Gift of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 2015
14 3/8 x 21 1/4 in.

Description & Inscriptions

[verso upper left in ink]: XI. Penn is turned out by his father / because of his sympathy with the Quakers; [verso upper right in ink]: Violet Oakley / The Red Rose / Villa Nova, / Pennsylvania, U.S.A.


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