Drawing on the Bible

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Rental fee for four weeks is $350 plus shipping. With a rental for two months there is no charge for the third month.

 

Bowden Collections is pleased to announce its newest traveling exhibition devoted to the drawings and sketches of artists who have drafted images that relate to the Bible.

 

The story of drawing begins with the early history of civilization. Drawing pictures occurred before people learned how to write. Over the course of time the style and materials developed and changed dramatically, from the earliest drawing on the walls of caves, to Renaissance masterpieces of Da Vinci, or the 20th century sketch of an artist like Stanley Spencer. The function of drawing is many times considered a preliminary step in the creation of a work of art, but drawings as demonstrated in this exhibition are often finished works of art in themselves.

 

Drawing on the Bible, with its thirty drawings and sketches, celebrates the inclination of the artist to grasp a pencil or pen as they interpret what they see or visualize ideas that they are exploring. Each piece illustrates with skill and imaginatively illuminates a story from the Bible. The works in this exhibition date from the mid 1600s to the 21st century and demonstrate the variety of drawing media artists have used. With artists from eight countries Drawing on the Bible includes works by Barent Fabritius, Stanley Spencer, Jules Chadel, Frederick Taubes, Baron Carl von Blaas, Bruce Herman, Wes Foley, Nancy Snooks, Duncan Simcoe, Warren Prindle, and several unknown artists.

 

 

Bowden Collections offers a variety of traveling exhibitions available to museums, churches, colleges and seminaries: several feature the work of important historical artists such as Georges Rouault, Marc Chagall, Otto Dix and Alfred Manessier; others explore topics related to the Bible. A packet containing everything needed to mount the exhibition with files for labels, itemized lists, a brochure or flyer in PDF format, high-resolution digital files of art in the exhibition, and shipping information is provided. Venues are responsible for the rental fee and shipping, usually to the following venue.

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June 1 to August 30, 2017

St Andrews Church

440 Whilden St

Mt Pleasant  SC  29484

Contact Dwight Huthwaite

(843) 284-4348

 

1. Cain Fleeing

Unknown artist

Italy

Pen and Ink on paper 1800s?

9 5/8 x 8 ¼ inches

 

2.  Adam and Eve Find Abel

Baron Carl von Blaas (1815 – 1894)

Austria

Pencil on paper

C 1860

 

3.  Abraham and Isaac

Robert Scheffer  (1859-1934)

Austria

Pencil on Paper

1888

8 x 6 ¼

 

4. Jacob Wrestles with the Angel

Frederick Taubes (1900 – 1981)

United States

Pen and ink

 

5. Gideon Wringing out the Fleece

Casey Johnson

United States

Pencil Drawing

c. 2010

 

6.  Annunciation

Frederic Taubes (1900 – 1981)

United States

Pen and ink

 

7. Annunciation

Unknown

Italy

Graphite pencil

18th century

6 x 7 ¾

 

8. What if Kate was Mary?

Duncan Simcoe

United States

Pastel on paper

2002

30 x 22

 

9. Madonna and Child

Unknown artist

Italy

Sepia ink with turquoise wash

Date unknown

5” circle

 

10. Yellow Madonna

Adolf Odorfer (1902 – 1995)

Austria/Mexico

Lithograph

Mid 20th century

8 ½ x 4

 

11. Holy Family with Saint John the Baptist

Artist Unknown

Italy

Pen and Ink

c. 1650

7 7/8 x 12

 

12.  Holy Family with Elizabeth

Unknown

Italy

Black ink

Early 1800s

7.7 x 7 cm

 

13. Baptism of Jesus

Ed Knippers

United States

Charcoal

2005

30 x 22

 

14. Christ Preaching (after Rembrandt)

Unknown

Austria

India ink and wash on paper

19th century

10 7/8 x 16 3/8

 

15.  Study for Steven

Bruce Herman

United States

Pencil on Paper

2003

15 ¼  x 11 ¼

 

16. Christ Praying in the Garden  
Cecil van Haanen  (1844 – 1914)

Netherlands

Ink wash and drawing

1873

11 3/4 x 10

 

17.  Judas Returns the Money

Baron Carl on Blaas

Austria

Pencil

 

18. Christ Carrying the Cross
Stanley Spencer  (1891 – 1959)

England

Pencil preliminary drawing for large painting

1920

13 x 19

 

19.   Erecting of Cross

Harry Morley A.R.A. (1881 – 1943)

England

Wash drawing

7 x 5

 

20.  Raising the Cross

Harvey Fischer

United States

Ink wash on paper

1967

12 5/8 x 9

 

21. Compassion

Nancy Snooks  (1938 -     )

United States

Pencil on paper

1976

Triptych: three 24 x 36 panels

 

22. Crucifixion

Stephen Longstreet

United States

Pen and ink

1960s

11 x 8 ½

 

23. Descent de croix

Jules Chadel (1870 – 1941)

Japanese/French

Ink wash on chine paper

1925c

9 x10 ¼

 

24.  Deposition

Unknown

United States

Ink wash

20th century

25 ½ x 15

 

25. Pietà

Jules Chadel (1870 – 1941)

Japanese/French

Ink wash on chine paper

1925c

9 1/2 x 12 7/8

 

 

26. Christ Placed in Tomb

Jean-Victor Schnitz  (attributed to)

(1787– 1870)

France

Ink drawing with brown wash on brownish paper

11 1/2 x 6 1/2

 

27. Burial of Christ
Barent Fabritius

1624-1672

Netherlands

Gouache

C1650

3 3/4 x 4 3/4

 

28. Angel with Two Women

Fortunato

Italy

Pen and ink

 

29. Easter Morning Joy

Wes Foley

United States

Pencil drawing

1986

5 1/8 x 7 ¾

 

30. Grapes on Vine

Unknown

Russia

Graphite pencil

C2000

16 x 12

 

31. Two Loaves of Bread

Wes Foley

United States

Pen and ink

1984

12 x 7

 

32. Angels Restrained

Doug Jaques

United States

Charcoal

19 x 28

2002

19 x 28

 

33. Prostrate Petitioner

Doug Jaques

United States

Charcoal

2002

19 x 28

 

 

34.  Shoes at Prayer

Warren Prindle

United States (1959-    )

Pencil drawing

1995

9.5 x 17.5

 

35.  Joy

Wes Foley

United States

Pen and Ink

1985

26 x 12