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The Centurion at Prayer
  • John La Farge
    1835–1910
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
  • The Centurion at Prayer, circa 1906–1908
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor, graphite on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 25.4 x 11.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 x 4.41 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 34.7 x 25.4 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 5/8 x 10 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2922
Description
Literature

A praying knight, design for stained glass window. Bearded man in patterned clothing with cloak, spear and helmet standing on steps to pray beneath a cruciform design.