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Image for Howard Finster Art - Finster Fest Announcements 1991 - 2000

Howard Finster Art - Finster Fest Announcements 1991 - 2000

By: ( Finster, Howard)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Summervile GA, 1991-2000

Seller ID: 16638

Condition: Very Good


This is a lot of three pieces about the Howard Finster Art Festival in summerville, GA. The pink legal size paper is an invitation to artists to participate in the first annual festival, May 18, 1991. The gold one is an announcement about the 1998 Festival held in Dowdy Park in Summerville, sponsored by the First National Bank of Chattooga County. The postcard is a 15% off coupon good for one item at the Finster Fest at Paradise Gardens in 2000. I'm not sure what year the show became Finster Fest, but that name continues to the present time. This is one of three Finster memorabilia lots w... View more info

Image for Wedding at Howard Finster's Paradise Garden 1989 Georgia

Wedding at Howard Finster's Paradise Garden 1989 Georgia

By: (Finster, Howard)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Summervile GA, 1989

Seller ID: 16639

Condition: Very Good


This is a little group of items from the 1989 wedding of Geraldine Phillips to Leonard Allen Finster, Sr., I assume a relative of the well-known folk artist Howard Finster. The ceremony was held at Finster's Paradise Gardens, in Pennville, GA, near Summerville. The invitation is in what seems to be the inner envelope Inside the invitation is a drawing by Howard celebrating the marriage. There is a hand-drawn map showing directions to the reception at Len's house in Menlo. There are 4 photos from the wedding, showing the bride and groom, Howard ( who probably performed the ceremony), with th... View more info

Image for Three Howard Finster Exhibit notices with Prints of Finster's art

Three Howard Finster Exhibit notices with Prints of Finster's art

By: (Finster, Howard)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Summerville GA, 1986-1992

Seller ID: 16640

Condition: Very Good


This is a lot of three pieces about exhibits of Howard Finster's work. The one with the church drawing isan announcement of a reception for Howard at the First National Bank of Chattooga County (GA) May 18, 1986. The light green one has on the inside a list of pieces in a traveling show at the same bank - perhaps the same show? The one with the dinosaur drawing is a list for the 8th Annual Howard Finster art Show in 1992, same bank in Summerville. Most of these pieces were on loan, but eight were for sale. There is some light toning, especially to the edges, light edge wear, the green one h... View more info

Image for Howard Finster Made Post Card Howard Finster Self Portrait in Lower Right

Howard Finster Made Post Card Howard Finster Self Portrait in Lower Right

By: Finster, Howard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Summerville, Summerville News: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10036

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Card has almost no defects aside from those acquired at the printer's shop (see scan). Corners are square; light age toning that shows up more on scan than in reality. Has been preserved in an album. ; Howard Finster tinted Photograph; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 1 pages; Around 1980, Howard Finster produced a number of different post cards to promote himself and his works. The original mock-ups of these card are quite valuable. This is not one of those. This is one of the printed cards that he produced and then sold or gave away in his studio at Paradise Garden. This particular card has, in p... View more info

Image for Howard Finster Made Postcard  :Rev - 20 - 11

Howard Finster Made Postcard :Rev - 20 - 11

By: Finster, Howard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Summerville, Summerville News: ca. 1980

Seller ID: 11528

Condition: Near Fine


Card has only very light, general aging. ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 1 pages; Around 1980, Howard Finster produced a number of different post cards to promote himself and his works. The original mock-ups of these cards are quite valuable. This is not one of those. This is one of the printed cards that he produced from the originals and then sold or gave away in his studio at Paradise Garden. This card shows FDR, Washington and Lincoln at the top with planets, a frame, a quote from Revelation and a note and signature from Finster. All of this is printed on the card. On the ... View more info

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Howard Finster Made Postcard : Visions of the Wrath of God

By: Finster, Howard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Summerville, Summerville News: ca. 1980

Seller ID: 11529

Condition: Near Fine


Card has only very light, general aging. ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 1 pages; Around 1980, Howard Finster produced a number of different post cards to promote himself and his works. The original mock-ups of these cards are quite valuable. This is not one of those. This is one of the printed cards that he produced from the originals and then sold or gave away in his studio at Paradise Garden. This card shows FDR, Washington and Lincoln at the top with planets, a frame, a farm scene with shepherd, a message about evil times and signature from Finster. All of this is printed ... View more info

Image for Howard Finster Made Postcard : American Folk Art Company

Howard Finster Made Postcard : American Folk Art Company

By: Finster, Howard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Summerville, Summerville News: ca. 1977

Seller ID: 11530

Condition: Near Fine


Card has only very light, general aging. ; B&W Illustrations; Oblong 48mo 3½" - 4" tall; 1 pages; Around 1980, Howard Finster produced a number of different post cards to promote himself and his works. The original mock-ups of these cards are quite valuable. This is not one of those. This is one of the printed cards that he produced from the originals and then sold or gave away in his studio at Paradise Garden. This card shows a scene by Finster with printing that advertises Jeffrey and Jane Camp's American Folk Art Company in Tappahannock, Virginia. The Camps were two of the earliest... View more info

Image for Howard Finster Made Postcard : Henry Ford At 2 1/2

Howard Finster Made Postcard : Henry Ford At 2 1/2

By: Finster, Howard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Summerville, Summerville News: ca. 1980

Seller ID: 11531

Condition: Near Fine


Card has only very light, general aging. ; Green Tinted Illustration; Oblong 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 1 pages; Around 1980, Howard Finster produced a number of different post cards to promote himself and his works. The original mock-ups of these cards are quite valuable. This is not one of those. This is one of the printed cards that he produced from the originals and then sold or gave away in his studio at Paradise Garden. This green card shows Henry Ford at 2 1/2 years old. It is taken from a painting that Finster did around 1980. Finster's usual address stamp is not on the rear side of t... View more info

Image for Howard Finsters Vision of 1982: Vision of 2000 Light Years Away Space Born of Three Generations from Earth to the Heaven of Heavens

Howard Finsters Vision of 1982: Vision of 2000 Light Years Away Space Born of Three Generations from Earth to the Heaven of Heavens

By: Finster, Howard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Summerville GA, Howard Finster: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16601


Stapled, B&W, pictorial art cover with titles and writing in black. This copy has only very light, general wear. About near fine. This is a very attractive copy of outsider artist, Howard Finster's first, self-published book. It is an account of space travel (you have to read it to understand) autobiography, visionary sermon and work of art. Finster produced the entire work by hand and then had it published in Summerville, Georgia. On some pages there are interlinear notations which Finster said were "so people can read between the lines. " The book is an introduction into the mind of Howard F... View more info

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Clifton Magazine, Spring, 1987

By: Finster, Howard (Autograph) to Michael D. Coulter (ed.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Communications Board of the University of Cincinnati: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15436

Condition: Very Good+


This copy of Clifton Magazine from Cincinnati has only light wear and aging -- VG+ to NF. The cover features a self portrait by famed Georgia folk/outsider artist, Howard Finster. Underneath the portrait is Finster's signature with the inscription "To Michael," Michael being Michael D. Coulter who was the Editor of the magazine. One of the featured articles, titled God's Last Red Light is on Finster, who had a show scheduled for Cincinnati at the time. This is an unusual piece of Finster ephemera with his autograph. ; Silk screen; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 44 pages View more info