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The Evolution of the Book: Oral Tradition, (painting)

Title
Oral Tradition, (painting)
painter
Alexander, John White 1856-1915
Date
1895-1896
Type
Paintings-Mural
Paintings-Lunette
Paintings
Control number
IAP 08480604
Culture
Arabian
Notes
Small, Herbert, "The Library of Congress: its architecture and decoration," New York: Norton, 1982, pg. 62-63.
Exh.catalog "Art for Architecture" Ncfa, Washington, Dc, 1975.
Brochure of the Mural Painters, a National Society Founded 1895, New York: the Kalkhoff Company, 1916.
Summary
An Arabian storyteller stands and relates his tales to a circle of seated figures.
Data Source
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
Owner/Location
Library of Congress 10 1st Street, S.E Main Entrance Hall, East Corridor Washington District of Columbia 20540