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The Bells of Christmas
  • Douglas Warner Gorsline
    1913–1985
    born: Rochester, New York, United States ; died: Dijon, France ; active: United States, France
  • The Bells of Christmas, circa 1953
  • published in Coronet, December 1953
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor on illustration board
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 46.6 x 31.6 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18 3/8 x 12 7/16 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0294.04
Description

Angels flying in the sky, direct a ray of light to the belltower/steeple of a church below. There are other buildings around the church. The ground is covered with snow.