Modern and Contemporary Art
Liberation of the Peon
José Diego María Rivera, Mexican, 1886 - 1957
* Great Stair Hall, first floor
1943-46-1Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Cameron Morris, 1943
LabelThis is one of eight "portable" fresco panels that Rivera made for his retrospective exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1931. Rivera based the panel on another of the same title that he painted in 1923 for the Ministry of Public Education building in Mexico City.
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