Category : MOA Artwork of the Day

March 26, 2017

March 26, 2017

Minerva Teichert (1888-1976), Alma Baptizes in the Waters of Mormon, 1949-1951, oil on masonite, 35 7/8 x 48 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, 1969.   On this day in 1830, the first published copies of The Book of Mormon were made available. The only printer in Palmyra, E. B. Grandin, originally printed 5,000 […]

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March 25, 2017

March 25, 2017

Beatrice Parsons (1870-1955), Annunciation, 1897-1899, oil on canvas, 45 1/8 x 72 1/2 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchase with funds provided by Thomas R. and Diane Stevenson Stone, 2007.   Today, March 25, is celebrated as the Feast of the Annunciation in many Christian traditions. This day commemorates the day that Mary was […]

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March 24, 2017

March 24, 2017

C.C.A. Christensen (1831-1912), Tarring and Feathering the Prophet​, c.1878, tempera on muslin, 78 1/4 x 114 1/4 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of the grandchildren of C.C.A. Christensen, 1970.   In 1831, the Prophet Joseph Smith was dragged out of his home in the middle of the night and beaten by a […]

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March 23, 2017

March 23, 2017

Joseph Christian Leyendecker (1874-1951), U*S*A Bonds – Third Liberty Loan Campaign – Boy Scouts of America Weapons for Liberty, 1917, poster, 27 3/4 x 19 15/16 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Phillip M. Flammer.   American artist Joseph Christian Leyendecker, known as J.C. Leyendecker, was born on this day in 1874. Leyendecker […]

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