Artist Diego M. Rivera
Mexican, 1886-1957
Title
  • Detroit Industry, South Wall
Date 1932-1933
Medium fresco
Dimensions Image (upper register, left side): 101 1/2 inches × 84 inches (257.8 × 213.4 cm)
Image (upper register, center panel): 106 inches × 45 feet (269.2 cm × 13 m 71.6 cm)
Image (upper register, right side): 101 1/2 inches × 84 inches (257.8 × 213.4 cm)
Image (middle register, left side): 26 3/4 inches × 73 inches (67.9 × 185.4 cm)
Image (middle register, center panel): 52 1/4 inches × 45 feet (132.7 cm × 13 m 71.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Edsel B. Ford
Accession Number 33.10.S
Department American Art before 1950
On View Rivera Court C200, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, upper register left side panel, on pharmacist's name plate: Diego Rivera Sep. 20, 1932
Inscriptions Inscribed, South wall lower register lower right of center panel (on sheet of paper): These frescoes | painted between July | 25 1932 and March 13 | 1933 while Dr. William | R. Valentiner was direc-| tor of the Art Institute | are the gift to the City | of Detroit of Mr. Edsel | B. Ford, President of the Art Commission.
1933-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)