A Converted British Family sheltering a Christian Priest from the Persecution of the Druids. A Converted British Family sheltering a Christian Priest from the Persecution of the Druids raises questions which must be answered if we are to understand the development of Hunt's conception of an integrated pictorial symbolism.
First, how could Hunt, who place such importance upon his own sincerity, paint a picture that employed typological symbolism at a time he didi not believe in Christianity? He tells us that he felt obliged to put away Christ and the Two Maries because he did not believe in his subject. How, one wonders, could he take up a subject not long afterwards that also seems to require equal commitment?
Was he acting insincerely, or was there something about the way he employed this mode of symbolism which allowed him to paint a "sincere" picture? Hunt inscribed scriptural texts upon the frame of his picture to guide the spectator to a proper understanding of the subject — a technique he learned from both Hogarth and popular illustrations of the Bible.
Isabel Crook: Devoted to educating Chinese youth-Sino-US. Isabel Crook was born into a Canadian missionary’s family in 1915 in Sichuan province.
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