King Capital forbits the rising tight (of the poor)

  • E. Stearns, King Capital forbits the rising tight (of the poor), 1931, oil on cardboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson, 1986.65.141

Title
King Capital forbits the rising tight (of the poor)
Artist
Date
1931
On View
Dimensions
17 7/8 x 23 7/8 in. (45.4 x 60.5 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on cardboard
Classifications
Keywords
  • Allegory – quality – poverty
  • Figure group
  • Allegory – civic – injustice
  • Allegory – quality – wealth
  • Occupation – other – aristocrat
  • Waterscape – coast
Object Number
1986.65.141
Palette
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