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Chester Anderson: Beauty of the Divine Manifestation

Chester Anderson: Beauty of the Divine Manifestation by Charles Marchant Stevenson (1975). inscription is in Chester Anderson's hand: "In all things, great and small, I am the Beauty of the Divine Manifestation." In Charles Marchant Stevenson's multiple portrait of Chester Anderson, the artist refers to Renaissance allegorical painting in which the figure of Truth is presented naked, Truth having nothing to hide. Charles Marchant Stevenson is the illustrator of Chester Anderson's cinematic novel of Greenwich Village in 1964, Fox and Hare: the story of a Friday evening (Entwhistle Books, 1980). Pen and ink drawing, hand signed and dated, and pencil signed by Chester Anderson (20” x 24”). Full size lithograph reproduction: SKU: CS197555
Chester Anderson: Beauty of the Divine Manifestation by Charles Marchant Stevenson (1975). Original drawing in pen and ink (20” x 24”). Private collection. Signed: Stevenson 75, and pencil signed by Chester Anderson. Full size black and white lithograph: SKU: CS197555*

In his portrait of Chester Anderson, Charles Marchant Stevenson refers to the Renaissance allegorical convention in which Truth, having nothing to hide, is presented naked.

The inscription is in Chester Anderson’s hand: In all things, great and small, I am the Beauty of the Divine Manifestation.

Stevenson is the illustrator of Chester Anderson’s cinematic novel Fox and Hare: the story of a Friday evening (Entwhistle Books, 1980).

LINKS
Fox & Hare
Charles Marchant Stevenson: Portraits
Charles Marchant Stevenson: Artwork
Stevenson in His Own Words
About Charles Marchant Stevenson
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