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GLAHA 41556: Preliminary design for a page of 'The Christmas Story' c.1895-6 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41556
Preliminary design for a page of "The Christmas Story" c.1895-6
(pencil drawing)

CRE MACDONALD, Frances; (English: 1873-1921) CRE MACDONALD, Margaret; (English: 1864-1933)


Materials:
pencil on brown tracing paper
Dimensions:
28.4 x 20.6 (sh)
Frame:
RU
Marks:
References:
Notes:
This preliminary sketch shows an elongated figure of the Virgin Mary, presented in the shape of a flower stem and repeated figures of a standing child encapsulated in what appears to be a leaf or flower bud. The overall theme of the design ssuggests life being created or renewed. See GLAHA 41552.
Keywords:
CHRISTMAS STORY : DESIGN : GRAPHICS : CRM ONLINE :

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