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African Jungle Picture: If the Ladies Had Knew the Snakes Wouldn't Bite Them They Wouldn't Have Hurt the Snakes; If the Snakes Had Knew the Ladies Wouldn't Hurt Them They Wouldn't Have Bit the Ladies

1989 Thornton Dial, Sr. Born: Emelle, Alabama 1928 Died: McCalla, Alabama 2016 enamel, industrial sealing compound, wire on wood 48 3/4 x 96 in. (123.8 x 243.8 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of William Arnett 1992.120 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, North Wall


Keywords

Animal - reptile - snake

Landscape - Africa

Landscape - tropic

painting

folk art

metal - wire

paint - enamel

wood

About Thornton Dial, Sr.

Born: Emelle, Alabama 1928 Died: McCalla, Alabama 2016

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