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Painter:
Blashfield, Edwin Howland 1848-1936  Search this
Aderente, Vincent 1880-1941  Search this
Foringer, Alonzo E. 1878-1948  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Paintings-Mural
Owner/Location:
St. Lukes Episcopal Church 435 Peachtree Street N.E Atlanta Georgia 30308
Date:
1913
Notes:
King, Glenn, 2018.
(Lower right:) E H BLASHFIELD COPYRIGHT / 1913 / A. E. FORINGER / V. ADERENTE / ASSISTANTS (Beneath mural:) THE GOOD SHEPHERD GIVETH HIS LIFE FOR THE SHEEP signed
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Summary:
Christ, depicted without a beard, is shown standing amid a flock of sheep and doves at the water's edge. Surrounding the mural is a medallion border with lions and eagles, and fourteen angels in profile, each holding a different object (Donatello style). A fifth medallion at the top depicts an open Bible.
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Christ  Search this
Occupation--Farm--Shepherd  Search this
Animal--Sheep  Search this
Control number:
IAP 78460241
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_470831