Babylon, the Great, is Fallen

  • Robert Roberg, Babylon, the Great, is Fallen, 1992, acrylic, oil, tempera and glitter on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, © ca. 1990, Robert Roberg, Gift of Chuck and Jan Rosenak and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment, 1997.124.28

Execution Date
"I have painted with the pure motives of sharing my visions of God with anyone who'll stop and look and listen." Robert Roberg, G. H. Vander Elst, Non-Traditional Folk Art, Tennessee (n.d.), Chuck and Jan Rosenak research material, 1990-1999, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution "The great city split into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. Babylon the Great was remembered in God's presence; He gave her the cup filled with the wine of His fierce anger." Revelation 16:19
Title
Babylon, the Great, is Fallen
Artist
Date
1992
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
39 7/8 x 39 3/4 in. (101.3 x 101.0 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Chuck and Jan Rosenak and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment

Mediums
Mediums Description
acrylic, oil, tempera and glitter on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Animal – lion
  • Religion – New Testament – Last Judgment
  • Allegory – place – Babylon
  • Landscape – imaginary
  • Figure group
Object Number
1997.124.28
Palette
Linked Open Data
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