Mr. (Tim) Hooper (Tennessee, 20th/21st Century) southern folk outsider art acrylic on board painting titled "Hogan's Last Stand / Here's Hoping He's Gone For Good." The painting depicts a man with purple skin encircled by a banner reading "I Never Seen No Whiskey-But Them Blues Done Made Me Sloppy Drunk," in a surrealist setting with various buildings, a monkey with purple human face and hands, and a train passing beneath a cloudy blue sky. Signed and dated "Mr. Hooper 2002" lower left. Ink inscriptions by the artist en verso, explaining the scene with additional signatures, along with an exhibition postcard for "Works by Mr. Hooper, Tag Art Gallery, Nashville, TN, March 5th-April 19th, 2003." Housed in a black wooden frame. Board – 24" H x 12" W. Framed – 25 3/4" H x 13 1/2" W. American, early 21st century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with light surface scuffs, largest 2 1/2", to board. Areas of loss to paint on frame.
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