The Lord's Law Lauds the Lords
The letter Г from The Anti-Religious Alphabet
14 7/8 x 10 5/8 in. (37.8 x 27 cm)
Mikhail Mikhailovich Cheremnykh
(Tomsk, Russia, 1890 - 1962, Moscow, USSR)
Full Title:The letter Г from The Anti-Religious Alphabet
Medium and Support:
Marion Stratton Gould Fund
Location: Not currently on view
The Anti-Religious Alphabet
From a portfolio of 27 prints.
The wealthy and fat capitalist, riding heavily on the back of a common man, points to a Bible opened to the words "Be patient." According to the anti-religious campaigners, the acceptance of Christian belief resulted in the enslavement of the masses, shown here by the whip that the capitalist wields.