Undated. Inscribed by artist on reverse: "1st.","unfinished", "Bas Relief in Wood", "Walk among the Lillies", "Something Pertaining to Life". It is suggested that Prophet began working in bas-relief after viewing the extensive relief work of sculptor Alfred Janniot (1889–1969) at the Exposition Coloniale Internationale de Paris, 1931. (Amaki, 58)
Sculpture and Installations; Humanities and Social Sciences
1) Amaki, Amalia K, Hale Woodruff, Nancy E. Prophet, and Andrea B. Brownlee. Hale Woodruff, Nancy Elizabeth Prophet, and the Academy. Atlanta: Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, 2007. Print.
Prophet, Nancy Elizabeth, "Walk Among the Lillies (first version)" (1931). Nancy Elizabeth Prophet Collection. 29.
Prophet, Nancy Elizabeth, 1890-1960; Sculpture; African American artists; Native American artists; Women artists; Exposition coloniale internationale de Paris (1931).