The Mier Expedition: The Drawing of the Black Bean


In the painting, strong orthogonals of the pavement and roofline lead the viewer´s eye toward the quiet action in the midground: a prisoner, surrounded by uniformed Mexican officers and the rank and file, places his hand into the earthenware jar to draw a bean.
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