A Moment Supreme, 1973

  • Vincent Smith, American, 1929 - 2003

Etching and aquatint printed in black ink on light cream wove paper

  • Plate: 8 3/4 × 10 7/8 inches (22.2 × 27.6 cm) Sheet: 18 7/8 × 22 3/4 inches (47.9 × 57.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Elliott T. Slocum Fund and Elizabeth P. Kirby Fund

1994.54

Department

African American Art

  • Mourning
  • Musicians
  • Mourners
  • Music
  • Aquatint
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Church
  • Etching
  • Aquatint
  • Saxophone
  • Funeral
  • New york
  • Ayler, albert
  • Ayler, donald
  • Jazz
  • African american
  • Coltrane, john

Signed in pencil, lower right: Vincent

Watermark: ARCHES | FRANCE

Inscribed in pencil, lower left: 4/35 Titled, lower center: A Moment Supreme

1994-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Courtesy of The Estate of Vincent D. Smith Contact: Estate of Vincent Smith G.W. Einstein Co. Inc. P.O. Box 452 Planetarium Station, New York, NY 10024 Phone: 212-874-2172 Fax: 212-874-5508

Vincent Smith, A Moment Supreme, 1973, etching and aquatint printed in black ink on light cream wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Elliott T. Slocum Fund and Elizabeth P. Kirby Fund, 1994.54.