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Painter, b. 1916 - d. 2001

Howard Finster, American folk artist and Baptist pastor, only began his art career when was 60 years old. Born in Alabama in 1916, Finster was raised in a Baptist household and gave his first sermon as a teenager. Themes from his Christian faith, coupled with Southern storytelling traditions, later suffused many of Howard Finster's prints. Indeed, it's said a vision inspired the first of many paintings by Howard Finster, and from then until his death in 2001, he made thousands of art pieces. 

Popular paintings by Howard Finster often incorporate bold images with Bible verses using only enamel paint and plywood cut into outlines of angels or animals. Yet, Howard Finster's sculptures were his crowning achievements; the largest, Paradise Garden, is recognized on the National Register of Historic Places. Find unique sculptures for sale online at Invaluable to add to your collection.

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                • Howard Finster (1916-2001) Signed and Dated Ink and Paint on Wood, Preacher
                  Feb. 25, 2024

                  Howard Finster (1916-2001) Signed and Dated Ink and Paint on Wood, Preacher

                  Est: $400 - $600

                  Howard Finster (1916-2001) Signed and Dated Ink and Paint on Wood, Preacher. Approx. 13.25 in. H x 8.5 in. W x 3.625 in. D. Weight.3 lbs.

                  Hughes Auctions
                • Howard Finster, Howard Behind the Desk of Visions, Pastor of Silver Hill Baptist Church
                  Feb. 15, 2024

                  Howard Finster, Howard Behind the Desk of Visions, Pastor of Silver Hill Baptist Church

                  Est: $8,000 - $10,000

                  Howard Finster Howard Behind the Desk of Visions, Pastor of Silver Hill Baptist Church 1980 paint and ink on incised wood 53 h x 29 w in (135 x 74 cm) Signed, dated and inscribed to lower edge 'By Howard Finster Man of Visions 1000 and 744 Paintings 1980'. Signed, titled, dated, inscribed to verso 'By Howard Finster Man of Visions 1980 Year of the Heat Wave, Valconas and Earthquakes While I was in New York at my one man show' and 'Howard Behind the Desk of Visions Pastor of Silver Hill Baptist Church. Provenance: Collection of Marjorie and Harvey Freed | Christie's, New York, Beyond Imagination: Outsider and Vernacular Art Featuring the Collection of Marjorie and Harvey Freed, 19 January 2018, Lot 40 | Private Collection Exhibited: Stranger in Paradise: The Works of Reverend Howard Finster, 29 January - 28 March 2010, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL (traveled to Chicago Cultural Center, 24 July - 26 September 2010) This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

                  Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
                • Howard Finster, "Elvis At 3 Is A Angel To Me"
                  Jan. 30, 2024

                  Howard Finster, "Elvis At 3 Is A Angel To Me"

                  Est: $100 - $200

                  Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001), lithograph on paper depicting a winged Elvis, hands in pockets, titled over the left thigh, signed in pencil l.r., 14 3/4" x 10" sight size, 18 3/4" x 14" mat size, and signed bumper sticker inscribed "I've Been to Paradise! Howard Finster's Paradise Gardens Summerville, GA".

                  Old Kinderhook Auction Company
                • Howard Finster Elvis & Uncle Sam Cut Out Portraits
                  Jan. 21, 2024

                  Howard Finster Elvis & Uncle Sam Cut Out Portraits

                  Est: $800 - $1,200

                  FINSTER, Howard, (American 1916-2001): Two folk art cut out paintings to include 1) "Elvis at 3 is an Angel to Me", signed and dated April-14-1990 on front an back. 29" x 9.5". 2) Stand up "Uncle Sam" affixed to wood base, signed and dated MAR-11-1993. 22.5" h. x 12" x 4".

                  Amero Auctions
                • Howard Finster - Uncle Sam - Sky Line Temple
                  Jan. 10, 2024

                  Howard Finster - Uncle Sam - Sky Line Temple

                  Est: $800 - $1,200

                  Howard Finster - Two works. Paint on wood. Uncle Sam: H 22-1/4" W 11-1/2" D 3-3/4". Sky Line Temple: H 5-1/4" W 9". Condition: Excellent condition. Estate of Travis Hemlepp. Copy and paste link for high-res images: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/eqyktsdprdpz67o613mmr/h?rlkey=7b1q9166ijr48g1ucqrm4dsp6&dl=0

                  New England Auctions
                • Howard Finster - Cheetah
                  Jan. 10, 2024

                  Howard Finster - Cheetah

                  Est: $2,000 - $4,000

                  Howard Finster (1916 – 2001) - Large Cheetah. Paint on wood panel. Signed front belly.H 24-3/4" W 54-3/4".Condition: Excellent condition.Glue repaired cracked back leg just above foot. Estate of Travis Hemlepp. Copy and paste link for high-res images: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zs6ha24ck1v1bjf/AADMbzQcUVv-oeiNSG5Fdgdqa?dl=0

                  New England Auctions
                • Folk Art- Donation Box
                  Jan. 10, 2024

                  Folk Art- Donation Box

                  Est: $500 - $1,000

                  Folk art - Chapel donation box. Painted wood. H 10-7/8" W 10-1/2" D 8-1/4". Condition: Excellent with minor imperfections. Estate of Travis Hemlepp. Copy and paste link for high-res images: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/esxwwutddz1km1m/AABLc27jC5BFKtooaMqdzTr9a?dl=0

                  New England Auctions
                • Howard Finster - Giraffe and Cat
                  Jan. 10, 2024

                  Howard Finster - Giraffe and Cat

                  Est: $500 - $1,000

                  Howard Finster - Giraffe. Carved and painted wood. Giraffe: H 18" W 6-7/8" D 3-3/4". Cat: H 22-1/8" W 19-1/2". Condition: Excellent original condition. Estate of Travis Hemlepp. Copy and paste link for high-res images: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/gz88ehy90g5lmmvqeait2/h?rlkey=jqhkqc3g5frrlhwqbo9wcz1jb&dl=0

                  New England Auctions
                • HOWARD FINSTER FOLK ART COCA COLA SCULPTURE
                  Jan. 03, 2024

                  HOWARD FINSTER FOLK ART COCA COLA SCULPTURE

                  Est: $2,500 - $5,000

                  Howard Finster (1916-2001) American artist and Baptist minister from Georgia. He claimed to be inspired by God to spread the gospel through the design of his swampy land into Paradise Garden, a folk art sculpture garden with over 46,000 pieces of art. His creations include outsider art, naïve art, and visionary art. Finster came to widespread notice in the 1980s with his album cover designs for R.E.M. and Talking Heads. Condition: very good, signed on verso. Dimensions: height 34 inches. This lot has a reserve.

                  Affiliated Auctions & Realty LLC
                • HOWARD FINSTER (1916 - 2001)
                  Dec. 09, 2023

                  HOWARD FINSTER (1916 - 2001)

                  Est: $500 - $1,000

                  31x44x2 poster, framed, signed at bottom and numbered 193 of 400.

                  Ledbetter Auctions
                • HOWARD FINSTER (1916 - 2001)
                  Dec. 09, 2023

                  HOWARD FINSTER (1916 - 2001)

                  Est: $500 - $1,000

                  12x10x5 Howard Finster number 22,310 - paint on wood cut out attached to wood base.

                  Ledbetter Auctions
                • HOWARD FINSTER (1916 - 2001)
                  Dec. 09, 2023

                  HOWARD FINSTER (1916 - 2001)

                  Est: $4,000 - $8,000

                  11x3x3 Paint on golf club head. 100% authentic and real. This is a very early and extremely rare painting by Howard Finster who numbered his work into the 47,000 number. This piece was executed before he began numbering making it one of the earliest known pieces. From an outstanding collection of folk art that was acquired by one of the south's most advocated self taught art picker'. Consigned to the auction.

                  Ledbetter Auctions
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Clock Case Stamped “...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Clock Case Stamped “...

                  Est: $100 - $200

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Clock Case Stamped “Jesus Saves”. [Ca. 20th century]. Carved and burned clock case. Unsigned, stamped “Jesus Saves” twice on the back. Approximately 17 ½ x 3 x 21 ½”. Some occasional wear, dust. Very good.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Who Will Care for th...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Who Will Care for th...

                  Est: $200 - $300

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Who Will Care for the Last Animals on Earth. 1997. Lithograph on paper framed in Finster’s characteristic wood burn decorated, painted frame. Signed by Finster at the lower left corner. #100/100. Sight 27 ½ x 29 ¼”. Framed under Plexiglas 30 x 32”. Some wear to frame due to the nature of the wood used. Excellent condition.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Heaven Is Worth it A...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Heaven Is Worth it A...

                  Est: $200 - $300

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Heaven Is Worth it All… 1994. Lithograph on paper framed in Finster’s characteristic wood burn decorated, painted frame. Signed by Finster at the lower right corner. #76/100. Sight 14 ½ x 32 ¾”. Framed under Plexiglas 17 x 36”. Some wear to frame due to the nature of the wood used. Excellent condition.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Don’t Be Bull Headed...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Don’t Be Bull Headed...

                  Est: $100 - $200

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Don’t Be Bull Headed God Loves a Peace Maker… [1994]. Lithograph on paper framed in Finster’s characteristic wood burn decorated, painted frame. Signed by Finster at the lower right corner. Artist’s Proof (“AP”). Sight approximately 7 x 11”. Framed under Plexiglas 9 ½ x 13 ¼”. Excellent condition.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Uncle Sam / Images o...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Uncle Sam / Images o...

                  Est: $200 - $300

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Uncle Sam / Images of the Unknown Creatures Spirits of All Kinds. [1992]. Lithograph on paper framed in Finster’s characteristic wood burn decorated, painted frame. Signed by Finster at the lower right corner. #46/90. Sight approximately 29 ½ x 20”. Framed under Plexiglas 31 ¾ x 22 ½”. Frame slightly damaged to lower edge due to the nature of the wood used. Excellent condition.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Mr. Coke. #20,750. [...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Mr. Coke. #20,750. [...

                  Est: $1,200 - $2,000

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Mr. Coke. #20,750. [1991]. Hand-painted flat wooden sculpture, mixed media. Signed. Approximately 34 x 11”. Excellent condition. From the MS Collection / Michelle Strassburger.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Atlas - The Body Tha...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Atlas - The Body Tha...

                  Est: $500 - $700

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Atlas - The Body That Built Parodise Garden (sic)…#35,419. [1994]. Hand-painted wooden sculpture, mixed media. Signed. Approximately 17 h x 10 w x 4” d. Text copy on base wrinkled and faded. Excellent condition. From the MS Collection / Michelle Strassburger.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Future Sight to See ...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Future Sight to See ...

                  Est: $400 - $600

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Future Sight to See 50 Years Future. #30218. [1993]. Hand-painted flat wooden panel. Signed. Approximately 6 ¾ x 9 ¾”. Excellent condition. From the MS Collection / Michelle Strassburger.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Pelican. # 43,457. [...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Pelican. # 43,457. [...

                  Est: $500 - $700

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Pelican. # 43,457. [1998]. Hand-painted flat wooden sculpture, mixed media. Signed. Approximately 17 ½ x 23”. With the address label of Finster Folk Art, Inc. taped on verso. Small area of wood loss on verso of tail feather area. Excellent condition. From the MS Collection / Michelle Strassburger.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Wood Scrap Art. [199...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Wood Scrap Art. [199...

                  Est: $300 - $500

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Wood Scrap Art. [1995]. Hand-painted wooden sculpture, mixed media. Signed. Approximately 8 ¼ h x 14 w x 4” d. Excellent condition. From the MS Collection / Michelle Strassburger.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Howard Finster 1950 ...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Howard Finster 1950 ...

                  Est: $300 - $500

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Howard Finster 1950 Revival…# 39315. [1996]. Hand-painted wooden sculpture, mixed media. Signed. Approximately 9 x 7 ½ x 4”. Text copy on base toned with paper loss. Excellent condition. From the MS Collection / Michelle Strassburger.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Cheetah. #39,600. [1...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Cheetah. #39,600. [1...

                  Est: $500 - $700

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Cheetah. #39,600. [1996]. Hand-painted wooden sculpture on thicker than usual plywood. Mixed media. Signed. Approximately 8 ¼ h x 18 w x 4” d. Text copy on base toned. Excellent condition. From the MS Collection / Michelle Strassburger.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Frog. #25936. [1992]...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Frog. #25936. [1992]...

                  Est: $300 - $500

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Frog. #25936. [1992]. Hand-painted wooden sculpture, mixed media. Signed. Approximately 7 ½ x 10 x 4”. Text copy on base toned. Excellent condition. From the MS Collection / Michelle Strassburger.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Giraffe. #14,087. [1...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Giraffe. #14,087. [1...

                  Est: $400 - $600

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Giraffe. #14,087. [1990]. Hand-painted wooden sculpture, mixed media. Signed. Approximately 18 x 9 x 4”. Paper adhered to base is toned and lifting at mainly left lower corner. Excellent condition. From the MS Collection / Michelle Strassburger.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Baby Angel. #21,005....
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Baby Angel. #21,005....

                  Est: $300 - $500

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Baby Angel. #21,005. [1991]. Hand-painted wooden sculpture, mixed media. Signed. Approximately 10 ¼ h x 11 w x 3 ¾” d. Angel die-cut a bit loose on base. Text copy on base toned, discoloration and is lifting at left corner. Excellent condition. From the MS Collection / Michelle Strassburger.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Big Head Little Brai...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Big Head Little Brai...

                  Est: $400 - $600

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Big Head Little Brain. #39,826. [1996]. Hand-painted wooden sculpture, mixed media. Signed. Approximately 12 ¼ h x 15 ¼ w x 4” d. Text copy on base toned. Excellent condition. From the MS Collection / Michelle Strassburger.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001) Early Paradise Garden...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001) Early Paradise Garden...

                  Est: $8,000 - $12,000

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001) Early Paradise Garden Painting Pre-Numbers. Enamel on Masonite. 10 ¼ x 30 ¾”. Signed lower left. Unframed. This is early important painting of Finster’s from his Paradise Garden before he started numbering and dating his works. Howard Finster was an American artist and Baptist minister from Georgia. He claimed to be inspired by God to spread the gospel through the design of his swampy land into Paradise Garden, a folk art sculpture garden with over 46,000 pieces of art. Finster came to widespread notice in the 1980s with his album cover designs for R.E.M. and Talking Heads. His works are in the collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, High Museum of Art, and the Milwaukee Museum of Art among many others. Surface dirt. Some corner and edgewear with some paint loss. Seven drill holes around perimeter. Good condition.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). The Devil and His W...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). The Devil and His W...

                  Est: $2,000 - $3,000

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). The Devil and His Wife Plan to Take Over the Whole World. # 2,608. Early 1980s. Carved and painted wood. 20 ¾” x 14 ½ w x 3 ¼” d. The work was carved and constructed from ¾” wood panel and attached with nails with some glue. Main sculptural piece is loose from nails but does stand straight. Surface dirt overall. Snake’s face has some wood loss. Light handling marks. Good condition.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Camel. #18,376. [199...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Camel. #18,376. [199...

                  Est: $400 - $600

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Camel. #18,376. [1991]. Hand-painted wooden sculpture, mixed media. Signed. Approximately 8 ¾ h x 11 ½ w x 4” d. Text copy on base toned. Excellent condition. From the MS Collection / Michelle Strassburger.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Preacher. #16395. [1...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Preacher. #16395. [1...

                  Est: $400 - $600

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Preacher. #16395. [1990]. Hand-painted wooden sculpture, mixed media. Signed. Approximately 13 x 8 x 4”. Text copy on base toned, stained and has some paper loss. Excellent condition. From the MS Collection / Michelle Strassburger.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). God Gives Earth Life...
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). God Gives Earth Life...

                  Est: $500 - $700

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). God Gives Earth Life (Howard). #14,534. [1990]. Hand-painted wooden sculpture, mixed media. Signed. Approximately 9 h x 7 ½ w x 4” d. Text copy on base toned. Excellent condition. From the MS Collection / Michelle Strassburger.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Elvis at 3. #30,345....
                  Dec. 06, 2023

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Elvis at 3. #30,345....

                  Est: $300 - $500

                  FINSTER, Howard (American, 1916-2001). Elvis at 3. #30,345. [1993]. Hand-painted wooden sculpture, mixed media. Signed. Approximately 8 ½ x 5 x 3 ¾”. Text copy on base toned. Excellent condition. From the MS Collection / Michelle Strassburger.

                  Potter & Potter Auctions Inc.
                • Howard Finster Mixed Media Bullheaded and Stubborn
                  Dec. 02, 2023

                  Howard Finster Mixed Media Bullheaded and Stubborn

                  Est: $1,500 - $3,000

                  Finster, Howard (American/Georgia, 1916-2001), Bullheaded and Stubborn, October 12, 1994, mixed media cutout sculpture. Painted and inscribed wood bull attached to a base, applied paper with sermon on base. Signed, numbered 44.000.960, peace dove, additional sermon verso. 12.75 x 17 x 3.75 inches. Reverend William Howard Finster was a minister for over forty years in Alabama. After retirement, he moved to Summerville, Georgia, where he turned his swampland into Paradise Garden in reflection of his religious beliefs and a vision that sent him on a mission to create sacred art. His works have been featured on album covers for popular rock bands such as The Talking Heads and REM. Provenance: Virginia Freeman Gallery, Destin, Florida.

                  Concept Art Gallery
                • Howard Finster Paint Can Untitled 1994
                  Dec. 02, 2023

                  Howard Finster Paint Can Untitled 1994

                  Est: $250 - $450

                  Finster, Howard (American/Georgia, 1916-2001) Untitled Paint Can, October 4, 1994, marker and paint on paint can, depicting polychrome faces in profile. Underside inscribed with sermon, peace dove, 34.000.901, Oct-4-1994, signature. 7.75 x 7.5 inches. Reverend William Howard Finster was a minister for over forty years in Alabama. After retirement, he moved to Summerville, Georgia, where he turned his swampland into Paradise Garden in reflection of his religious beliefs and a vision that sent him on a mission to create sacred art. His works have been featured on album covers for popular rock bands such as The Talking Heads and REM. Provenance: Virginia Freeman Gallery, Destin, Florida.

                  Concept Art Gallery
                • Howard Finster Art of the Tingnolas Signed Serigraph
                  Dec. 02, 2023

                  Howard Finster Art of the Tingnolas Signed Serigraph

                  Est: $400 - $600

                  Finster, Howard (American, 1916-2001), Art of the Tingnolas, Lorsit City in Visions of Other Worlds, undated, serigraph on paper, signed and numbered 53/100 in pencil at the bottom, image 13 x 30.5 inches, in a metal frame 20 x 48 inches. Reverend William Howard Finster was a minister for over forty years in Alabama. After retirement, he moved to Summerville, Georgia, where he turned his swampland into Paradise Garden in reflection of his religious beliefs and a vision that sent him on a mission to create sacred art. His works have been featured on album covers for popular rock bands such as The Talking Heads and REM.

                  Concept Art Gallery
                • Howard Finster
                  Nov. 18, 2023

                  Howard Finster

                  Est: $500 - $700

                  (American/Georgia, 1916-2001) Baby Doll, 1991, signed, dated, titled, and numbered verso, paint and marker on wood, 10-3/8 x 7-1/4 x 3-3/4 in. Provenance: Private Collection, Asheville, North Carolina

                  Brunk Auctions
                • Howard Finster
                  Nov. 18, 2023

                  Howard Finster

                  Est: $500 - $700

                  (American/Georgia, 1916-2001) Angel, 1994, signed, dated, and numbered verso, also signed left foot recto, paint and marker on wood, 17-1/4 x 9 x 3-5/8 in. Provenance: Private Asheville, North Carolina Collection

                  Brunk Auctions
                • Rev. Howard Finster Folk Art Flying Angel
                  Nov. 12, 2023

                  Rev. Howard Finster Folk Art Flying Angel

                  Est: $300 - $500

                  FINSTER, Reverend Howard (American, 1916-2001): Painted wood flying angel on inscribed wood base, signed and numbered on back, 6.25" h. x 11" x 3.5".

                  Amero Auctions
                • United States, Howard Finster, 'Visions of Clean Worlds', 1993
                  Nov. 11, 2023

                  United States, Howard Finster, 'Visions of Clean Worlds', 1993

                  Est: $150 - $250

                  Limited edition print, 21.6 x 27.9cm (8.5 x 11 in), unframed. Signed bottom centre, editioned '32/750'. Sold with official certificate of authentication issued by World Federation of United Nations Associations. Available for local pickup, otherwise courier to be arranged and paid for by bidder.

                  Roxbury's Auction House
                • Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001) 3 Works
                  Nov. 08, 2023

                  Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001) 3 Works

                  Est: $500 - $1,000

                  Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001) 3 Works: 1) Bottle (1992) number #24,749. Size: 6.5'' x 3'' x 2.5'' (17 x 8 x 6 cm); 2) Lidded vessel (1992), #24,468. Size: 5'' x 4'' x 4'' (13 x 10 x 10 cm); 3) Cup (1992) , #24,740. Size: 3'' x 3.5'' x 4'' (8 x 9 x 10 cm). Property from the Collection of Norman Girardot and Diane LaBelle.

                  Material Culture
                • Howard Finster (1916-2001) Painting #3,235, 1984
                  Nov. 08, 2023

                  Howard Finster (1916-2001) Painting #3,235, 1984

                  Est: $2,500 - $3,500

                  Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001) Painting #3,235, 1984, enamel on wood panel. Provenance: Janet Fleisher Gallery (label on verso). Size: 14.5'' x 7.5'', 37 x 19 cm (sight); 16'' x 9'', 41 x 23 cm (frame).

                  Material Culture
                • Howard Finster, Chuck O Connors, Paint on Wood
                  Oct. 17, 2023

                  Howard Finster, Chuck O Connors, Paint on Wood

                  Est: $300 - $500

                  Property from a Private Collection, Savannah, GA Description: Howard Finster (GA, 1916-2001), Chuck O. Connors, Paint on Wood, 1999, signed and inscribed to the consignor 'Larry' on the back, and dated May 27, 1999. Presumably Chuck Connors who starred in the TV series 'The Rifleman'. Measurements: Height: 13 1/4 in. x Width: 9 1/8 in. x Depth: 3 5/8 in. Condition: Good condition, minor wear to edges. Notice to bidders: The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections, or the conditions of aging. PHOTOS MAY ALSO ACT AS A CONDITION REPORT. Please review all photos closely prior to bidding. Complete condition reports are available by request, no later than 24 hours prior to the live auction. All lots are offered and sold 'AS ISÕ, and Everard Auctions will not provide refunds based on condition. Timepiece movements, lighting and electrics have not been tested, and art has not been examined out of the frame unless otherwise stated. We do not guarantee the condition of frames. By placing a bid, either in person, by phone, absentee or via the Internet, you signify that you agree to be bound by the conditions of sale. Everard Auctions does not provide any shipping or packing services. We recommend that all potential buyers obtain pack/ship estimates prior to bidding. Please contact us for a list of recommended shippers.

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                • HOWARD FINSTER 'BE READY' FOLK ART CABINET DOOR
                  Oct. 13, 2023

                  HOWARD FINSTER 'BE READY' FOLK ART CABINET DOOR

                  Est: $400 - $600

                  Howard Finster (American 1916-2001), 'Be Ready', 1998, cloth and mixed media on a small cabinet door, signed to lower left and signed and dated en verso, unframed. Approximate dimensions: door h. 12.75", w. 12.75".

                  Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
                • HOWARD FINSTER, 'FUTURE OF A CROWDED WORLD', O/B
                  Oct. 13, 2023

                  HOWARD FINSTER, 'FUTURE OF A CROWDED WORLD', O/B

                  Est: $400 - $600

                  Howard Finster (American 1916-2001), 'Future of a Crowded World', 1990, signed to lower left and signed and dated en verso, unframed. Approximate dimensions: board h. 12.125", w. 11.75", frame h. 14.5", w. 14.375", d. 1.5".

                  Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
                • HOWARD FINSTER 'RIVER OF LIFE..' MM ON BOARD
                  Oct. 13, 2023

                  HOWARD FINSTER 'RIVER OF LIFE..' MM ON BOARD

                  Est: $800 - $1,600

                  Howard Finster (American 1916-2001), 'River of life from the Son of God', 1990, mixed media on board, signed to lower right, signed, and dated en verso, framed. Approximate dimensions: board h. 11", w. 13.75", frame h. 14.25", w. 17.25", d. 1.625".

                  Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
                • HOWARD FINSTER 'ONLY TWO ROUTS OUT' MM ON BOARD
                  Oct. 13, 2023

                  HOWARD FINSTER 'ONLY TWO ROUTS OUT' MM ON BOARD

                  Est: $800 - $1,200

                  Howard Finster (American 1916-2001), 'Only Two Routes Out,' 1989, mixed media on board depicting heaven and hell, signed to lower right, signed and dated en verso, framed. Approximate dimensions: board h. 20", w. 11"; frame h. 22.625", w. 13.75", d. 0.75".

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