Salmo 16 y Salmo 48 (Psalm 16 and Psalm 48), from Los Salmos (The Psalms)

1971
Antonio Martorell (American, born in Puerto Rico, born in 1939), Text by Ernesto Cardenal (Nicaraguan, born in 1925)


Dimensions

Sheet: 31 x 43.5 cm (12 3/16 x 17 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4358

Medium or Technique

Woodcut with calligraphy

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, in graphite, below: 100/200 Martorell; printed calligraphy on sheet: Salmo 16 ~ Ernesto Cardenal El gobernante gordo lleno de condecoraciones y serié y cree que no morirá nunca y no sabe que es como esos animales sentenciados a morir el día de la fiesta ~ Salmo 48 ~ los que tienen repletas sus refrigeradoras y sus mesas llenas de sobras y dan el caviar a los perros ~

Provenance

The artist; given to Efraín Barradas; by whom given to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Efraín Barradas in memory of Pilar Vázquez de Barradas

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.