August 27, 1927

 
August 27, 1927
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  • Title :     August 27, 1927
  • Artist:     Peppino Mangravite Artist
  • Accession:     TD1992.1.2
  • Country:     United States Washington, D.C.
  • Date:     1927
  • Dimensions:     Inches 31-1/4 27-1/2 2 Dimensions, framed Inches 24-1/4 20-1/2 Dimensions, support, Centimeters 79.4 69.9 5.1 Dimensions, framed Centimeters 61.6 52.1 Dimensions, support
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     Death , Politics , Jails/Prisons , Figurative
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1992.1.2.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Dark, almost monochromatic oil on canvas painting in grays and browns depicting the death of Sacco and Vanzetti; image portrays two naked prisoners lying (dead?) behind bars; in the foreground is a uniformed guard and a white piece of paper with writing in red nailed to the wall.