Carreta de Muerte (Death Cart)

  • Horacio Valdez, Carreta de Muerte (Death Cart), 1975, painted cottonwood, hair, and leather, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chuck and Jan Rosenak and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment, 1997.124.91A-H

Title
Carreta de Muerte (Death Cart)
Artist
Date
1975
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
Overall: 55 1251 7832 34 in. (141.0131.883.2 cm) A (cart): 38 7851 7832 34 in. (98.7131.883.2 cm) B (yoke): 127 787 78 in. (30.519.919.9 cm) C (skeleton, seated): 31 122412 12 in. (80.061.031.8 cm) D (bow): 21 14912 in. (54.122.91.3 cm) E (arrow): 16 1214 in. (41.9 x .6 cm) diam. F (pick): 13 347 181 38 in. (34.818.13.5 cm) G (axe): 15 384 781 18 in. (39.112.42.7 cm) H (seat): 27 1818 186 34 in. (69.045.917.2 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Chuck and Jan Rosenak and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment

Mediums
Mediums Description
painted cottonwood, hair, and leather
Classifications
Keywords
  • Object – weapon – axe
  • Figure – fragment – skeleton
  • Object – weapon – bow and arrow
  • Architecture – vehicle – cart
Object Number
1997.124.91A-H
Palette
Linked Open Data
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