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Portrait of Edsel Ford (1893-1943) (1932)

Diego Rivera

red chalk on paper

Prints and Drawings Department, British Museum, London

Portrait of Edsel Ford (1893-1943) (1932)

Photo credit: Trustees of the British Museum



Drawing and Watercolour


Red chalk

Physical Object Description:

Portrait of Edsell Ford; half-length, turned to front, with head turned slightly to left and looking to left, both hands resting on surface in front (presumably a car?) and wearing a suit. 1932 Red chalk. Signed and dated: "Diego Rivera. 1932."


43.8 x 56.1 cm

Accession Number:



Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, 1938

Ownership history:

Purchased by A. M. Hind for the Contemporary Art Society, with its Prints and Drawings Fund, 1937; presented to Prints and Drawings Department, British Museum, London, 1938



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