Penitentes / Joseph Henry Sharp

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Title(s): 
Penitentes
Creator(s): 
Joseph Henry Sharp
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1934
Materials/Techniques: 
oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall (Canvas): 30 3/16 × 36 in. (76.7 × 91.4 cm) Framed: 34 5/8 × 40 11/16 × 1 7/8 in. (87.9 × 103.3 × 4.8 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955
Accession No: 
0137.307
Department: 
Signed, "J.H.Sharp. 1934" in lower left; Inscribed on card, "Penitentes Flagellation around the bier of a dead brother. Painted in the little chappel on our place. The Penitentes had the church for a number of years, then it went back to the Catholic Church, and I secured it from the Archbishop of Sante Fe. The candle sticks are the original Penitentes- J.H.Sharp," on verso.
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