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The Dawning Of A Brighter Day - Original oil painting

The Dawning Of A Brighter Day - Original oil painting

$35,228.00 USD

"The Dawning Of A Brighter Day" features Joseph Smith reading in the Book of James in the New Testament. Framed. Oil on panel, 37.75 in. x 44.5 in. Made in the USA. Categories: Al Young, Figure, Joseph Smith, Oil painting, Pioneer & The Dawning Of A Brighter Day

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The Dawning Of A Brighter Day - Original oil painting by Al Young

The Dawning Of A Brighter Day - Original oil painting

by Al Young

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The Dawning of a Brighter Day

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A riddle, a mystery and an inigma

By Al R. Young The Dawning Of A Brighter Day (Joseph Smith) was painted by the artist in the studios at BenHaven.

dimensions (unframed width x height)
37.75 in. x 44.5 in.


Photo shoot for figure – 2009 May
Brushwork begins on original composition – 2011 October
Photo shoot from which fruit tree was taken – 2012 April
New composition formulated and brushwork begins – 2012 May
Painting completed – 2014 December

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