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The Captive Soul, (painting)

Artist:
Oertel, J. A.
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 4
An allegory, representing the yearning Soul for the Immortal. The conscious spirit imprisoned and chained to earth, striving to be free. The dun and earth colored drapery, from which she is almost free, represents the grossness of her material nature. [P. 5.]
Buffalo Fine Arts Academy. 1873. Price, twenty-five cents. Catalogue of Works of Art on Exhibition at the Gallery of the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Young Men's Association Buildings, Buffalo, N.Y. Academy Instituted November 11, 1862. Incorporated December 4, 1862. Gallery opened December 23, 1862. Buffalo: Warren, Johnson & Co., Printers. Office of the Daily Courier, 197 Main Street. 1873.
Topic:
Allegory--Religion--Soul
State of Being--Evil--Imprisonment
Control number:
AECI 00560004
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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