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First Communion, (painting)

Painter:
Houston, Eleanora Gibson 1883-1942
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street Augusta Georgia 30901 Accession Number: 1989.01.081
Date:
Ca. 1930
Notes:
Morris Museum of Art, 2005.
Pennington, Estill Curtis, "A southern collection: select works from a permanent collection of painting in the South prepared for the opening of the Morris Museum of Art, September 24, 1992," Augusta, GA: Morris Communications Corp., 1992.
Summary:
Scene inside a church, looking at the backs of children wearing white dresses and veils or suits, toward the altar where the priest administers communion. Two children walk past the pews toward the viewer, their hands in prayer at their chests.
Topic:
Ceremony--Religion--Communion
Architecture interior--Religious--Church
Figure group
Occupation--Religion--Clergy
Control number:
IAP 67990032
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_374202

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