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Elevation with composition sketches for Panels 1 and 2, from the mural series The Founding of the State of Liberty Spiritual, Governor's Reception Room, Pennsylvania State Capitol

Pastel on brown paper
Credit Line
Gift of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 2015
12 3/8 x 19 in.

Description & Inscriptions

[lower left in graphite]: Burning of Tyndale; [lower right in graphite]: Henry VIII – Reformation / in England & Germany; [verso bottom left in graphite]: MH413
This image depicts an elevation study with composition sketches for "William Tyndale Printing His Translation of the Bible into English at Cologne" and "Smuggling the New Testament into England," Panel 1, and "The Burning of the Books at Oxford," [and Tyndale tied to stake], Panel 2.


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