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"The Monks of Old", (painting)

Artist:
Steele, W. P.
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 183 (Sale info: To Be Distributed).
It is the interior of a religious house in the Romanesque style of Architecture. To the right is a long passage terminating in the chapel. The main room is a library; on one side, an oak book case, tables, chairs, bookstands and books; on the other, in the recess of a window, two monks are seen engaged in conversation; books, &c., lying around. [P. 4.] 30 x 25. [P. 7.]
Vol. 1, No. 7. December. Published Monthly. Price a half dime. Record of the Western Art-Union, containing the Plan, List of Officers, and a Descriptive Catalogue of the Paintings and other Works of Art, now on exhibition in the Gallery of the Western Art-Union. Cincinnati: 1849. Printed at the Daily Times Office.
Topic:
Architecture interior--Religious--Monastery
Occupation--Religion--Monk
Figure group
Control number:
AECI 00220017
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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