Signed: Albert W. Barker Titled: 139. Hooping the Wheel. On mat: Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institution, Gold Medal, C.P.M--1935. Fascist Committee of Industry (bought from Venice International 1938).
ON RECTO. Text painted in white, starting at bottom left corner and proceeding clockwise around the edge of work: DO YOU JUST STUFF FOOD iN YOUR MOUTH AND NEVER SAY THANK YOU LORD NOW + Text painted in white, running left to right along bottom edge: PROPHET WU BLACKMON. DUMB GREETY DOES NIVER EET ENOUGTH.
signed and inscribed "Hayes" lower right hand margin
25.4 cm x 20.32 cm (10 in. x 8 in.)
A dark and stormy scene full of fog. There is a dark silhouette of a tree on top of a hill in the lower right hand side of the image, while the other mountains in the background are faded. The moon is lighting the sky and coming through the clouds and fog.