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THE HERBERT WADE HEMPHILL J.R. COLLECTION FOUNDER OF AMERICAN FOLK ART THE MAN WHO PRESERVES THE LONE AND FORGOTTEN. THE UNKNOWN COLLECTION.

1978 Howard Finster Born: Valley Head, Alabama 1916 Died: Rome, Georgia 2001 enamel on plywood frame: 79 1/2 x 50 in. (201.9 x 126.9 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson 1986.65.110 Not currently on view


Keywords

Object - written matter - Bible

Object - written matter - book

Occupation - art - painter

Portrait male - Hemphill Jr., Herbert Waide - full length

painting

folk art

paint - enamel

wood

wood - mahogany

About Howard Finster

Born: Valley Head, Alabama 1916 Died: Rome, Georgia 2001

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