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Creator Name: Finster, Howard
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: born 1916
Creator Name-CRT: Howard Finster
Title: AND THE MOON BECAME AS BLOOD
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1976
Creation End Date: 1976
Creation Date: 1976
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: enamel on fiberboard
Dimensions: 29 5/8 x 30 1/8 in. (75.0 x 76.4 cm.)
Inscriptions: lower right in white paint: HOWARD/FINSTERback upper right in black: H.W.H.(underlined)/31frame back upper right in black: H.W.H. 31upper left in black paint:REV-6=12./AND THE SUN/BECAME BLACK/AS SACKCLOTH/OF HAIRupper right in red paint: REV-6=12/AND THE MOON/BECAME AS BLOOD (underlined)center right in red paint: REV-16-3-ANDTHE SECOND/ANGEL POURED OUT HIS VIAL/UPON THE SEA: AND IT BECAME/AS THE BLOOD OF A DEADMAN:/AND EVER LIVING SOUL DIED/IN THE SEA.center in white paint: SEA OF BLOODlowerleft in red and white paint: REV-14=20-AND BLOOD/CAME OUT THE WINEPRESS/EVEN UNTO THEHORSE BRIDLES (written on an angle)lower left in white paint: WINE/PRESS OF/BLOODcenter in red paint: REV-16=4 AND THE THIR ANGEL POURED/OUT HIS VIAL UPON THE RIVERSAND/FOUNTAINS OF WATER: AND THEY/BECAME BLOODlower right in black paint: THE FOUNTAIN/OFBLOODlower right in white paint: THE RIVER OF BLOOD
AMICA Contributor: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Owner Location: Washington, DC, USA
ID Number: 1988.74.7
Credit Line: Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr.
Copyright: Smithsonian American Art Museum
AMICA ID: SAAM.1988.74.7
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights:
Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum
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