Description

    JAY HAMBIDGE (American, 1867-1924)
    Prayer in the Desert
    Oil en grisaille on board
    27-3/4 x 18-1/4 inches (70.5 x 46.4 cm)
    Pastedown label from Century Company with handwritten caption: Bowing & rising and breaking into Sonorous Prayer
    Signed lower left: Jay Hambidge
    Stamped numerous times of verso: Century Company

    THE JEAN AND GRAHAM DEVOE WILLIFORD CHARITABLE TRUST
    This drawing was published in The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Vol. 73, no. 1 (November 1906), accompanying Langdon Warner's article, "Athirst in the Desert: Narrative of a perilous journey over the Kara Kum Sands of Central Asia," and appearing on p. 8.


    Condition Report*:

    Loss to upper left and upper right corners of board not extending into image proper; scattered surface abrasions; not examined under UV light.

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    September, 2014
    13th-14th Saturday-Sunday
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