He took it down six weeks later and included it in the "Artists without Backbones" show at The Cluttered Space. He listed the title as "Our Lady of Vengeance." It was the hit of the show. Kerensky devoted two paragraphs to it in her column. It sold for thirty-eight hundred dollars.
This was the beginning of a rapid descent into prosperity. His "Blight on Blight" period would be the most lucrative of his artistic career.