David and Goliath

  • Patrociño Barela, David and Goliath, ca. 1935-1943, carved redwood, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the General Services Administration, 1985.65.6

Execution Date

“And there came out from the camp of the Philistines a champion named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span . . . And David put his hand in his bag and took out a stone, and slung it, and struck the Philistine on his forehead; the stone sank into his forehead, and he fell on his face to the ground.” 1 Samuel 17:4,49

Title
David and Goliath
Artist
Date
ca. 1935-1943
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
13 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. (33.7 x 15.9 x 13.3 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Transfer from the General Services Administration

Mediums
Mediums Description
carved redwood
Classifications
Keywords
  • New Deal – Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project – New Mexico
  • Religion – Old Testament – Goliath
  • Religion – Old Testament – David
Object Number
1985.65.6
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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