Law Promotes – Truth and Purity (from black and white photo)
Wall mural in the Illinois Supreme Court, Springfield, Illinois, 1907-1911, oil on canvas.
One of the four panels on the south wall of the Illinois Supreme Court titled Function of the Law. “The backgrounds of these murals are extremely expressive – the first two show peaceful scenes of trees and grass; the other two show backgrounds that are rugged and threatening. ”1
1 Allegories of Justice, The Albert H. Krehbiel Murals in the Supreme Court Building of Illinois, cover article by Lizabeth (Betsy) Wilson; Journal of the Illinois Historical Society, ISSN 0019-2287, Spring 1984; pp. 2 -13.