Peaceable Kingdom.
 Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849

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Title:Peaceable Kingdom
Notes:Second Sunday in Advent, Year A: Edward Hicks, a primitive American painter, is well known for his folk depiction of the Isaiah prophecy that God will bring a savior who will usher in a time of earthly and eschatological peace.

Isaiah 11:6-8 -- "The wolf shall live with the lamb, the leopard shall lie down with the kid, the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them. The cow and the bear shall graze, their young shall lie down together; and the lion shall eat straw like the ox. The nursing child shall play over the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put its hand on the adder's den."

A short essay on the artistic and spiritual meaning of this artwork is available from The Visual Commentary on Scripture, https://thevcs.org/war-and-peace/peaceable-kingdom?first=1351.
Date:ca. 1834
Artist:Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849
Building:National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
Object/Function:Painting
City/Town:Washington
State:DC
Country:United States

Scripture:Isaiah 11:1-10
Lectionary links:AAdvt02
BProp13
CAdvt02
General Subject:Peace
Visual Commentary on Scripture

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Attribution:Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849. Peaceable Kingdom, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=53085 [retrieved May 22, 2022]. Original source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Edward_Hicks_-_Peaceable_Kingdom.jpg.
Record Number:53085 Last Updated: 2021-09-05 07:09:03 Record Created: 2007-10-24 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition