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Shotgun, Third Ward #1

1966 John Biggers Born: Gastonia, North Carolina 1924 Died: Houston, Texas 2001 tempera and oil on canvas 30 x 48 in. (76.2 x 121.9 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase made possible by Anacostia Museum, Smithsonian Institution 1987.56.1 Not currently on view


Keywords

Architecture - religious - church

Cityscape - street

Disaster - fire

Ethnic - African-American

Figure group

History - United States - Black History

painting

paint - oil

paint - tempera

fabric - canvas