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MARY BAKER EDDY

Made by: Howard Chandler Christy

Currently in storage


About this object

Portrait of Mary Baker Eddy was painted as a result of Christy's healing from blindness. It was sold to B. Palmer Lewis, the Christian Science practitioner, on Oct. 15, 1942. The portrait was published as a frontispiece in "The Cross and the Crown," by Norman Beasley. It is a copy of an original Christy painting owned by The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, MA; it hangs in a meeting room of The Christian Science Board of Directors.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
MARY BAKER EDDY
Made from:
Oil on glass
Date made:
ca. 1942 (?)
Size:
H. 4 1/4 in., W. 3 1/4 in.

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
53.70
Signature marks:
Inscription Howard Chandler Christy 1942 Lower left of miniature Inscription COPYRIGHT '42 Lower right of miniature
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973