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HOUSE OF GOD: RELIGIOUS OBSERVATION WITHIN AMERICAN PROTESTANT HOMES

 

January 8 - Feburary 13, 2003

Painter Warner Sallman's name is little-known. But his work is universal. His most famous piece is the 1940 painting "Head of Christ." It's an oil-on-canvas work that depicts Christ in profile. In it Jesus gazes into the distance, his blue eyes cast slightly upward and his lips pursed. He has long, sandy hair which flows down his neck and shoulders.

 

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