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For Such A Time As This - Original oil painting

For Such A Time As This - Original oil painting

Original Sold--no longer available

Part of Elspeth Young’s series of Women of the Bible paintings. Depicts Esther from Esther 4-5. Oil on panel. 34.125 in. x 48 in. Framed. Made in the USA. Categories: Elspeth Young, Esther, Figure, For Such A Time As This, Oil painting, Old Testament & Women of the Bible


For Such A Time As This - Original oil painting by Elspeth Young

For Such A Time As This - Original oil painting


by Elspeth Young

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Fine Art Framing: Al Young Studios' custom framing services for original artworks and giclees (overview)

By Al R. Young
We have framed our own artworks for more than 25 years, and during that time we have provided a variety of framing services to patrons upon request.  For various reasons--including constant change in the availability of moulding styles--we cannot offer off-the-shelf framing options or response times typically associated with such a service.  Of necessity, all of our framing projects are custom projects that are priced, completed, and billed accordingly.  For example, inasmuch as the Studios does not maintain a selection of off-the-shelf moulding options, moulding styles actually available at the time of a request for information about framing options must be researched... Read more »

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Blank Art Diaries: Edition of At Home now available as spiral-bound art diary

By Al R. Young This blank-book journal sells for $32 (plus shipping) direct from Al Young Studios.  Printed in full color on heavy paper, the book is bound with black plastic spiral to rest flat when open.

At Home: A Personal Journal  features 128 original artworks consisting of 51 original oil paintings from the Artists of Al Young Studios, 44 images from the Studios' Limited Editions Collection, nine pen and ink drawings and block prints by Ashton, seven of Al's exquisitely crafted pencil drawings, and one lithograph from his private portfolios... Read more »

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For Such A Time As This by Elspeth Young featured in book about Esther

By Al R. Young Esther the Queen, published by Covenant Communications, featured For Such A Time As This, by Elspeth Young.  The painting is part of Al Young Studios' Women of the Bible Fine Art Collection.... Read more »

Tags: For Such A Time As This, 3rd-party Publications, 2013, News


2010 Deseret Book wall calendar features 13 of Elspeth's oil paintings

By Al R. Young The 2010 Calendar: Women of the Old Testament, published by Deseret Book, featured 13 original oil paintings by Elspeth Young.  All of the paintings are part of Al Young Studios' Women of the Bible Fine Art Collection.

Commentaries (in the calendar) accompanying each painting provide a reference passage from the Bible, a summary of the character featured in the painting, and an artist's commentary concerning the painting itself.  The calendar also features a biographical sketch about the artist and a list of research sources that figured in the artist's work... Read more »

Tags: The Protector, By The River's Brink, What Is To Be Done For Thee, Charity Never Faileth, A Lamp Unto My Feet, Is Anything Too Hard For The Lord, Treasure The Word, The Daughters Of Zelophehad, The Struggle Within, For Such A Time As This,


Women of the Old Testament by Camille Fronk Olson features original artworks from Al Young Studios

By Al R. Young Women of the Old Testament by Camille Fronk Olson is the companion volume to Women of the New Testament, published by Deseret Book in 2014.

The Old Testament volume features fifty six illustrations from the Artists of Al Young Studios, listed here under the Studios' fine art collections and portfolios to which they belong.


From the Women of the Bible Fine Art CollectionFull-color details (cropped images) from the following 17 paintings appeared in the book (in the order in which they appear here)... Read more »

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Compilation of 2007 Women's Conference speeches features For Such A Time As This by Elspeth Young

By Al R. Young For Such a Time As This: Talks from the 2007 BYU Women's Conference, published by Deseret Book, featured For Such A Time As This, by Elspeth Young, on the dust jacket.  The painting is part of Al Young Studios' Women of the Bible Fine Art Collection.... Read more »

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Illustration: For Such A Time As This

By Al R. Young
High-resolution digital copies are available from the Studios for use as illustrations.  Use the serial number—appearing below the thumbnail—in requesting permission from the Studios (see links at the bottom of this page for detail).


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The original image is available for sale, please contact us for details... Read more »

Tags: For Such A Time As This, 2007, People and Stories of the Bible


Elspeth C. Young completes new oil painting - "For Such A Time As This"

By Al R. Young For Such A Time As This is the newest oil painting to be added to the line of original artworks from Al Young Studios.

Click here to see a larger image of the new painting, read the artist's commentary, and look at the selection of prints--if any are available.... Read more »

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