Image of former mayor Richard J. Daley floating above crowd of onlookers. Daley depicted with halo and flowing white robes. Palazzolo based the top part of the painting on Raphael's The Ascension of Christ and the bottom on Masaccio's The Tribute Money.
This sneering satirical work come on the heels of the elder Mayor Daley's death and was first exhibited in a "Daley Tomb" show at N.A.M.E. Gallery in 1977. Painted by the artist in 1968 or 1969 in response to the actions taken by the Chicago Police Department and Mayor Richard J. Daley to suppress the Vietnam War protests that took place outside the Democratic National Convention held in Chicago in 1968.