Salmo 78, from Los Salmos (The Psalms)

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


Dimensions

Sheet: 32 x 43.2 cm (12 5/8 x 17 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4357

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: La sangre de tu pueblo se derramó en las calles y corrió por las cunetas y se fué por las alcantarillas. Ernesto Cardenal Salmo 78

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 María Mercedes Dalmaude Sánchez

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.