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Trinity
  • Austria
  • Trinity, circa 1800–1820
  • Where object was made: Sandl, Austria
  • reverse painting on glass
  • Canvas/Support: 17.1 x 11.4 cm
    Canvas/Support: 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in
  • The Mildred Lee Ward Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0046
Description
Literature

Wooden frame surrounding painting of the Trinity. Painting showing the central figure (Jesus) with his arms stretched on a plank with a figure (God) behind him in an orange robe. This larger figure has a beard a long hair with a yellow crown, behind his head is radiating triangle colored phthalo green. On either side of the figures head are orange flowers with phthalo green leafs, these flowers are mirrored images of each other. On the bottom of image we see an oval which holds an image of a dove.