Henry Darger
AT JENNIE TURNER CHILDREN TIED TO TREES...
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  • Henry Darger (1892–1973)
  • Chicago
  • Mid-20th century
  • Watercolor, pencil, colored pencil, and carbon tracing on pieced paper; double-sided
  • 18 x 47 1/2 in.
  • American Folk Art Museum, gift of Carl Lobell and Kate Stettner in honor of Frank Maresca, 2000.25.2b
  • Full title: AT JENNIE TURNER Children tied to trees in path of forest fires. In spite of exceeding extreme peril, Vivian Girls rescued them / 1 Vivian Girl Jennie observes with spy glass Great massacre of children and brings the attention of her sisters to it
  • © Kiyoko Lerner; photo by James Prinz