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    Artist Name:

    Howard Finster

    Nationality & Life Dates:

    American, 1916–2001


    Jesus Is the Christ the Son of God




    Paint, Plexiglas, and plastic on wood


    32 1/4 x 21 1/4 inches

    Credit Line:

    T. Marshall Hahn Collection

    Accession Number:


    On View - Stent Family Wing, Skyway Level, Gallery 409
    Paradise Garden was the nucleus of Howard Finster’s evangelism, from which came an enormous outpouring of creative effort. This assembled painting is one of the more than 45,000 works Finster created to spread his message of Christian salvation. In it he has combined several of his favorite techniques to capture his intense personal vision, including the use of reflective surfaces, embellishments melted into plastic with a wood burning tool, and the image of Christ.

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