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The artist [1905-1995], Hazlehurst, Mississippi; purchased 1987 by William S. Arnett [1939-2020], Atlanta; gift 2012 to the Souls Grown Deep Foundation, Atlanta; acquired 2020 by NGA through a gift/purchase agreement.


Arnett, Paul, and William Arnett. Souls grown deep : African American vernacular art of the South. 2 vols. Atlanta, 2000-2001.
Metcalf, E.W., et al. Hard Truths: the art of Thornton Dial. Indianapolis, 2011.

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