At Prayer, Episcopal Church, Colorado Springs, CO

Listing No: 3323

Other Images

  • mount 14x17 inches.jpg
  • mat 16x20 inches.jpg
  • sig.jpg

My Rooms

Offered By

Photographic Archives Gallery

Wimberley, TX

Photographic Archives Gallery

P.O. Box 920

Wimberley, TX 78676


Please have the item listing number on hand when you call. This artwork's listing number is: 3323

Artwork Info

FAE Listing No:
John Albok (1894-1982)
At Prayer, Episcopal Church, Colorado Springs, CO
Date of Work:
Signed in pencil on mount at low right.
Where Produced:
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Matted - Float

Artwork Medium

Sub Type:
Gelatin Silver
on Photo Paper
Medium Notes:
Modern print from original negative, under supervision by Myron Wood.


Number Available:

Artwork Size & Weight

6.25 x 9.5 in. (Sight Size)
14 x 17 in.
Outer Dimensions:
16 x 20 in. (Mat Outer Dimension)
Size Notes:
This photograph was dry mounted by the Artist's assistant on an acid-free board measuring 14 x 17 inches.

Artwork Surface

Surface Reflectivity:
Even - Gloss

Artwork Condition

Excellent condition

Artwork Provenance

Acquired directly from Myron Wood in his home in Colorado Springs, CO. The Pikes Peak Library District, Colorado Springs Colorado, now owns the complete Myron Wood Archives, including personal papers, vintage prints, negatives and all copyrights.

About this Piece

About the Artist

John Albok, a Hungarian immigrant, maintained a livelihood as a master tailor on Madison Avenue in New York City for nearly sixty years while pursuing avocations of photography, cinematography, music and painting. In his lifetime, Albok created over 16,000 photographs in the confines of his tailor shop, and was the subject of hundreds of reviews, tributes publications and awards.

John Albok was a self-taught photographer and print maker whose prolific career spanned the years of the Depression through the recovery years of the Roosevelt administration. Albok’s mastery of photography was his ability to capture on film the character and feeling of a place, the essence of a moment, and the dignity and humility of a person no matter how impoverished or downtrodden. He is acknowledged as a preeminent chronicler of his time, and his work is found in the permanent collections of major museums worldwide.


"I carry a camera on every off moment. The people of the city, young or old, rich or poor, are my subjects. The flowers, the trees, the ever-changing beauties that dwell in the sky, lovers in the park… the dream of my childhood. My images of the people are unaffected, many times laced with a tragic sense of life that speaks for itself. I like the freedom of selecting my subject matter at will and then to create them in the manner of the artist. Living life is a great art. The more we cultivate it, the better it will be for ourselves and our children." John Albok, 1979

If you would like to submit a question to the dealer, please Sign In or Sign Up now.
  • 1959
    Gelatin Silver on Photo Paper
    8.5 x 11.25 in.
    Listing no. 3355
    NOW: $1,400.00
  • 1978
    Gelatin Silver on Photo Paper
    9.5 x 6.25 in.
    Listing no. 3331
    NOW: $1,200.00
  • November 21, 1963
    Gelatin Silver on Photo Paper
    10 x 10 in.
    Listing no. 3357
    NOW: $500.00
  • November 21, 1963
    Gelatin Silver on Photo Paper
    10 x 10 in.
    Listing no. 3358
    NOW: $400.00
  • 1945
    Gelatin Silver
    10.5 x 8.5 in.
    Listing no. 3182
    NOW: $1,968.30
  • 1938
    Gelatin Silver on Paper
    11 x 9 in.
    Listing no. 3283
    NOW: $1,012.50
  • 1971
    Gelatin Silver on Photo Paper
    9.5 x 7.5 in.
    Listing no. 3284
    NOW: $1,012.50

View All Listings by this Artist