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Colonial Clergyman Preaching at His Pulpit
1947
Draftsman:Drawn by HH Art Studios Inc. , American
Drawing; ink wash and gouache with graphite on white wove paper with woodpulp paper lining
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 14 15/16 x 22in. (37.9 x 55.9cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Richard Koopman and Mr. & Mrs. Bernard Schiro
Description: Drawing of a man preaching to a congregation. A man meant to represent Thomas Hooker stands at a pulpit with a book and speaks to a group of men and women seated in pews. The congregation is split, with the men seated on one side and the women seated on the other side. There are two windows in the background. The drawing has been revised on the left where the congregation is seated. An additional piece of paper is pasted over the original left half of the drawing.
Use Note: Original drawing number 2 of a series of 53 done for G. Fox & Co.'s 100th Anniversary. The drawings appeared in The Hartford Courant as full size advertisements on Sundays from December 29, 1946 to December 29, 1947. It was later published in a book: G. Fox & Co. A Century in Connecticut. Hartford, 1948, p.2.
Inscription: In pencil on recto of paper cover sheet, "#2 Revised". Handwritten in pencil at the the top right of the drawing, "Leo - This is another / of the cuts / to be made / up." Additional notations and measurements hand-written in pencil at the bottom.
Object Number: 1980.93.5
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