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
Object - written matter - Bible
Object - written matter - book
Occupation - art - painter
Portrait male - Hemphill Jr., Herbert Waide - full length
paint - enamel
wood - mahogany