La Barre à Mine [Mining Bar], for the Belgian Congo Pavilion at the 1937 Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques, Paris

 
La Barre à Mine [Mining Bar], for the Belgian Congo Pavilion at the 1937 Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques, Paris
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  • Title :     La Barre à Mine [Mining Bar], for the Belgian Congo Pavilion at the 1937 Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques, Paris
  • Artist:     Arthur Dupagne Artist
  • Accession:     TD1991.162.1
  • Country:     Belgium Brussels
  • Date:     circa 1937
  • Dimensions:     Inches 46 14 33, Centimeters 116.8 35.6 83.8
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     Ethnic , World's Fairs and Expositions , Black , Laborers/Workers , Sculpture/Sculpture Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1991.162.1.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Black painted plaster sculpture of a muscular male figure clothed in a loin-cloth straining against a crowbar which is held vertically between both hands and leveraged between two rocks at the base.