La Pietá Umana [Human Compassion]

 
La Pietá Umana [Human Compassion]
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  • Title :     La Pietá Umana [Human Compassion]
  • Artist:     Alberto Helios Gagliardo Artist
  • Accession:     XX1989.128
  • Country:     Italy Genoa
  • Date:     1946
  • Dimensions:     Inches 76-1/2 59-1/4 Dimensions, framed Inches 70-3/4 52-3/4 Dimensions, unframed, Centimeters 194.3 150.5 Dimensions, framed Centimeters 179.7 134.0 Dimensions, unframed
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Subject:     Industry , Laborers/Workers , Figurative , Industrialization , Death
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1989.128_001_03122007-jpg634516904240928412.jpg
  • Tags:     Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Oil on canvas painting depicting a bare-chested male carrying a wounded or dying male in his arms while figures watch in the background set against a large black industrial scaffolding supporting silhouetted onlookers all against a cityscape.