Earth Sermon - Beauty, Love And Peace

1971

Alma Thomas, American, b. Columbus, Georgia, 1891–1978

Acrylic on canvas, 72 × 52 1/8 in. (182.9 × 132.4 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Martha Jackson Memorial Collection: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David K. Anderson, 1980

Accession Number: 80.107

Provenance:
Mr. and Mrs. David K. Anderson, New York, to 28 October 1980
The Martha Jackson Memorial Collection: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David K. Anderson, 1980

Exhibition History:
FORT WAYNE MUSEUM OF ART, Indiana. "Alma W. Thomas: A Retrospective of the Paintings," 11 September-8 November 1998, cat. Tour: TAMPA MUSEUM OF ART, 22 January-21 March 1999; NEW JERSEY STATE MUSEUM, Trenton, 16 April-13 June; ANACOSTIA MUSEUM, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 16 July-12 September; COLUMBUS MUSEUM, Ohio, 17 October-9 January 2000.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institiution, Washington, DC. "Put It This Way: (Re)Visions of the Hirshhorn Collection," 24 June 2022-16 July 2023, no cat.

Published References:
HILEMAN, KRISTEN and HIRSH, JENNIE. Fields + Formations: A Survey of Mid-Atlantic Abstraction (Wilmington: The Delaware Contemporary, 2021), color ill. p. 10.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, African-American Abstraction/Washington Color School