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Study for Mural, Elks National Memorial, Chicago: "Blessed are the Meek, for They Shall Inherit the Earth" (Matthew 5:5), (painting)

Title: Blessed are the Meek, for They Shall Inherit the Earth (Matthew 5:5), (painting)
Painter:
Savage, Eugene Francis 1883-1978
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on dark beige paper
Type:
Paintings-Mural
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Los Angeles County Museum of Art 5905 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles California 90036 Accession Number: M.78.6.1
Date:
1927
Notes:
Fort, Ilene Susan and Michael Quick, "American Art: A Catalogue of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Collection," Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1991, pg. 462.
Summary:
An elderly woman stands at center with both arms outstretched, one holding a globe. Two muscular men carry another figure who is partially covered in cloth on a board. Horns sound behind them. In the foreground, a man, who is holding a tool, and a woman kneel and a child walks toward the edge of the painting.
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Matthew
Allegory--Quality--Temperance
Figure group
Object--Musical Instrument--Horn
Object--Other--Globe
Study
Control number:
IAP 02960305
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_352954

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