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Glory, Glory

1938 Viktor Schreckengost Born: Sebring, Ohio 1906 Died: Tallahassee, Florida 2008 terracotta and glaze with engobe 18 5/8 x 10 3/8 x 9 in. (47.3 x 26.3 x 22.9 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the artist 1985.92.2 Not currently on view


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During the 1930s, Viktor Schreckengost produced a large number of figural sculptures of African Americans. The three joyous gospel singers in Glory, Glory demonstrate the artist’s interest in African American religious services.

Keywords

Ethnic - African-American

Figure group - female

Performing arts - music - voice

decorative arts - ceramic

Crafts - Clay

ceramic

woodcut