Rafael Ferrer, Ejecucion de José Arcadio Segundo (Execution of José Arcadio Segundo), 1982

Images of Rafael Ferrer, Ejecucion de José Arcadio Segundo (Execution of José Arcadio Segundo)

In this colorful painting, a man stands defiantly in front of a wall, looming over a firing squad aiming rifles at him. Bloody bodies lie in the foreground and a bright sun sets on the horizon.
Rafael Ferrer, American, b. Puerto Rico, 1933
Ejecucion de José Arcadio Segundo (Execution of José Arcadio Segundo), 1982
Oil on canvas
21 1/2 × 16 7/16 in. (54.6 × 41.7 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Earl and Betsy Millard, 1991.46.5
Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago