Man Said Let There Be Darkness

 
Man Said Let There Be Darkness
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  • Title :     Man Said Let There Be Darkness
  • Artist:     Leslie Wilson Artist
  • Accession:     TD1991.137.2
  • Country:     Unknown
  • Date:     1940
  • Dimensions:     Inches 40-3/4 47 1-3/8 Dimensions, framed Inches 38 44 Dimensions, unframed, Centimeters 103.5 119.4 3.5 Dimensions, framed Centimeters 96.5 111.8 Dimensions, unframed
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Subject:     Figurative , Christian Art and Symbolism , Industry
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1991.137.2.JPG
  • Tags:     Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Oil on canvas depicting, as if on stage, a magician, a knight, a town cryer, the Crucifixion of Christ and a bishop; at bottom is a crowd of miniaturized people being blown away by a naked bald man on his hands and knees; Battersea Power Station in the background.