"Hear my prayer, O Lord, and let my cry come unto thee. Hide not thy face from me in the day when I am in trouble; incline thine ear unto me: in the day when I call answer me speedily. For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as an hearth. My heart is smitten, and withered like grass...
I watch, and am as a sparrow alone upon the house top.
As A Sparrow Alone (Drusilla Doris Hendricks) is the newest oil painting to be added to the Pioneers of the American West Art Collection of original artworks from Al Young Studios. Forty four fine-art print styles and sizes of this new image are now available at www.alyoung.com, ranging in price from $5.00 (5x7 poster print) to $694 (36 in. x 46.25 in. reproduction giclee canvas).
Click here to see a larger copy of the new painting, read the artist's commentary, and look at the selection of available prints... Read more »
Since April of 2012, Elspeth has studied the life of Drusilla Dorris Hendricks (1810-1881), western pioneer and wife of James Hendricks. In August of last year, Elspeth began a painting of Drusilla Hendricks, portraying one of the most anguished moments in Drusilla's courageous life.
In the autumn of 1838, religious persecution in Missouri erupted into mob violence. In the midst of the devastation of burned and trampled crops and murderous attacks by mobsters, Drusilla recounted that neighbor children brought word that her husband had been shot... Read more »