The Cross to Stop the Divil from Goine to Heaven

  • "Prophet" William J. Blackmon, The Cross to Stop the Divil from Goine to Heaven, ca. 1986, oil on wood, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chuck and Jan Rosenak and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment, 1997.124.5

Execution Date
"All my painting is directed toward God and the spiritual...." The artist, quoted in Chuck and Jan Rosenak, Museum of American Folk Art Encyclopedia of Twentieth-century American Folk Art and Artists, 1990
Title
The Cross to Stop the Divil from Goine to Heaven
Artist
Date
ca. 1986
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
43 1/2 x 26 3/4 x 3/4 in. (110.5 x 67.9 x 1.9 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
oil on wood
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure group
  • Fantasy
  • Religion – Christianity
  • Emblem – cross
  • Religion – Satan
Object Number
1997.124.5
Palette
Linked Open Data
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