Frieze of Prophets, east wall

Frieze of Prophets, east wall

On this panel, Sargent painted (from left to right): Micah, Haggai, Malachi, and Zechariah. The three to the right Sargent’s contemporaries called the Prophets of Hope. He rendered them turning toward the light to acknowledge the place of the never-completed Sermon on the Mount in the genealogy of subjectivity that Triumph of Religion charted.

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Frieze of Prophets, east wall
(1999 photo)
The Triumph of Religion