"The Governor’s Reception Room"   Lot no. 2115

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By Violet Oakley (1874-1961)

1904 (Estimated)
19.00" x 37.00"
Charcoal, Chalk and Gold Paint on Mid-Toned Paper
Signed Lower Left

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Henry VIII licensing Bible translation; Woman refusing to recant.“The Answer to Tyndal’s Prayer” and “The Martyrdom of Anne Askew” Preliminary study for mural: The Governor’s Reception Room, Pennsylvania State Capitol Building.


Literature (related to the finished work): The Century magazine, June 1905; “The Holy Experiment” by Violet Oakley Carter: “The Red Rose Girls”

Exhibited: 1984-5: “America’s Great Women Illustrators” Society of Illustrators, Brandywine River Museum; Hudson River Museum

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