Detroit Inst. of Arts

Diego M. Rivera (1886-1957); Edsel B. Ford, 1932; oil on canvas, mounted on masonite; —  Request Rights/span> (ck Bridgeman Art) Unframed: 38 1/2 × 49 1/4 inches (97.8 × 125.1 cm) Framed: 39 5/16 × 49 13/16 × 1 1/8 inches (99.9 × 126.5 × 2.9 cm) Credit Line = Bequest of Eleanor Clay Ford, Accession Number 77.5, Dept. American Art before 1950, in Modern N2DD, Level 2. Signed and dated, upper left. See inscriptions. Inscribed, upper left, on blackboard behind him: VERDADERO RETRATO/DEL SENOR EDSEL B. FORD/INGENIERO INDUSTRIAL/Y PRESIDENTE DE LA CO-/MISION DE ARTE DE LA/CIUDAD DE DETROIT,/ESTADO DE MICHIGAN,/E. U. DE AMERICA./LOPINTO Diego Rivera/EL MES DE NOVIEMBRE DE/1932
Translation: Realistic portrait of Mr. Edsel B. Ford, industrial engineer and president of the Arts Commission of the city of Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. I, Diego Rivera, painted it in the month of November of 1932