Reproduction of a painting - Blest Were The Wise Men by Daphne Allen
From the Collection of Mission to Seafarers Victoria 717 Flinders Street Docklands Victoria
- Appears to be a fine quality full colour reproduction of a nativity scene with angels wise men and madonna in the style influenced by late Pre -Raphaelites mounted on heavy card with printed name of artist at left and printer initials at right and title in centre.
- nativity scene, daphne allen
- Little known as this print was discovered in an old cabinet in the vestry of the Chapel of St Peter. Possibly a donation meant to be framed or possibly an item used at Port Melbourne Mission which at times ran Sunday school services at the turn of the 19th and 20th C.
- Early 20th Century
- Allen a child prodigy was a significant popular religious artist. This print is a good example of her work.
- see image
- 14 Aug 2020 at 9:30AM