Image

Constant Nieuwenhuys-L'otage, 1992

Photographer

Tom Haartsen

l'Otage

1992
Late period
99,0cm
x 80,5cm
linen
oil paint
Private collection

CID

24

Although the theme of this painting is similar to paintings by Manet (L'exécution de l'Empéreur) and Goya (The third of May 1808), Constant has changed the composition so that the audience faces the executioners.

    English title

    The Hostage

    Alternate titles

    Fusillade
    1995
    De gijzelaar
    1992

    Signed/dated

    Signed and dated Constant '92, center left on the back of the man in brown paint on brown fond
    Tags
    Human cruelty
    Man
    People
    Violence
    War

    Frame dimensions

    No

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