Composition study for "The Answer to Tyndale's Prayer" and "Anne Askew Refuses to Recant," Panel 3, from the mural series The Founding of the State of Liberty Spiritual, Governor's Reception Room, Pennsylvania State Capitol
Governor's Grand Executive Reception Room, Pennsylvania State Capitol, "The Founding of the State of Liberty Spiritual" Harrisburg, PA
Watercolor and gold paint on cardboard
Gift of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 2015
15 1/8 x 22 1/2 in.
Description & Inscriptions
[right panel lower left in black paint]: Anne Askew / [illegible]; [right panel lower right in black paint]: Rather Death Than / False To Faythe; [verso, printed label re PAFA 100th anniversary exhibition 1905, in ink]: Composition for 3rd panel decoration / Capitol Harrisburg / Violet Oakley / Red Rose Villa Nova / Pa; stamped 357; [verso printed label re 22nd Annual Exhibition Architectural League of New York, 1907 in ink]: Violet Oakley [as exhibitor name and return to] / "Rather death than false to Faythe." [as full title]
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