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Su14 Garrido - SPANISH 230 - Intermediate Spanish

Art of the Mexican Renaissance

Mexican
Map, from 'Mexican People'
lithograph on paper
15 x 17 1/2 in. (38.1 x 44.4 cm)
Museum Purchase
Centered on the page of this print are two figures. They are dressed in white shirts, with red capes over their left sholders and matching pants, both trimmed in blue. Both figures are also wearing red cone-shaped headdresses that have a large circular decoration attached with red and blue concentric circles. Both figures are faceless and have black hair. The figures hold black round objects. They are depicted in movement.
Carlos Mérida
Danza de los Quetzales
lithograph on paper
16 7/8 in x 12 1/2 in (42.86 cm x 31.75 cm)
Museum Purchase
Centered on the page, this print shows two figures dressed in long robes. One figure wears a blue robe with maroon circles and the other is the opposite. Each faceless figure, carries a knife in one hand. On their heads are headdresses with a black cap and large white half-moon shape attached. The figures look like they are in motion.
Carlos Mérida
Danza de la media luna
lithograph on paper
16 7/8 in x 12 1/2 in (42.86 cm x 31.75 cm)
Museum Purchase
This pring shows the shoulders and skull of a skeleton wearing a wide brimmed hat adorned with plumes and decorative objects. 
José Guadalupe Posada
Calavera de la Catrina
relief etching on paper
4 5/16 in x 6 1/8 in (10.95 cm x 15.56 cm);4 5/16 in x 6 1/8 in (10.95 cm x 15.56 cm);12 13/16 in x 9 7/16 in (32.54 cm x 23.97 cm);19 3/8 in x 14 3/8 in (49.21 cm x 36.51 cm)
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In this line drawing, three figures are seated on the ground, in a diagonal row, making hats out of grasses. The first has a large bundle of raw materials, the second appears to be weaving them, and the third, a woman, is holding a nearly finished hat. Behind them is a large pile of hats.
Diego Rivera
Hat Makers
India ink
18 3/4 in x 12 1/4 in (47.63 cm x 31.12 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Florence L. Stol
A figure of a skeleton wearing a hat, scarf, pants and sandals walking towards the left side of the image. He has a mustache and carries a bottle.
José Guadalupe Posada
Calavera Maderista
etching on paper
12 in x 5 1/4 in (30.48 cm x 13.34 cm);16 3/16 in x 8 1/8 in (41.12 cm x 20.64 cm);19 3/8 in x 14 3/8 in (49.21 cm x 36.51 cm)
Museum Purchase
This print is a contour drawing of several rows of figures: in the foreground are three squating figures facing away from the viewer; in the background are several squatting figures facing the viewer, and in between are standing figures. The squatting figures sit before the goods they are selling and the standing figures are purchasing from them. 
Diego Rivera
El Mercado
color lithograph on paper
11 1/8 in x 15 15/16 in (28.26 cm x 40.48 cm);22 1/8 in x 28 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 71.44 cm);15 3/16 in x 20 1/8 in (38.58 cm x 51.12 cm)
Museum Purchase
Leopoldo Méndez
Ixtaccíhuatl
linoleum cut on paper
12 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. (30.96 x 41.28 cm);21 7/8 x 28 in. (55.56 x 71.12 cm);19 13/16 x 25 5/8 in. (50.32 x 65.09 cm)
Museum Purchase
Centered in the page on this print are two dark-skinned figures wearing pink-skinned masks. They are both dressed identically in white shirts and tights, with black boots, matching black knickers, and capes trimmed in gold. Each figure holds a small circular shield in one hand and a sword in the other—both in white. Both seem to be leaping in the air.
Carlos Mérida
Danza de los Santiagos
lithograph on paper
16 7/8 in x 12 1/2 in (42.86 cm x 31.75 cm)
Museum Purchase
This print shows a black and white skull on a hairy, insect-like body with a tail and six legs. The figure holds another skull in its right hand and a bone in its left hand. Other smaller skulls and bones surround the figure.
José Guadalupe Posada
Calavera Huertista
relief engraving on paper
8 9/16 in x 8 9/16 in (21.75 cm x 21.75 cm);22 1/8 in x 18 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm);16 5/8 in x 13 3/4 in (42.23 cm x 34.92 cm)
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A skeleton, with a rifle strapped to his back and a flag of the skull and crossbones in his hand, rides a horse over 13 skulls. The skeleton is wearing a sombrero and he has a handlebar mustache. 
José Guadalupe Posada
Calavera Zapatista
relief engraving on metal
8 7/8 in x 8 3/8 in (22.54 cm x 21.27 cm);22 1/8 in x 18 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm);18 5/8 in x 13 3/4 in (47.31 cm x 34.92 cm)
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Centered on the page in this print are two figures. Both have oranged-tan skin, revealed by their bare chests, arms and legs. At their ankles, there are white bands with gold circles. On the left, the figure wears blue shorts with a wide white waistband. He faces away, on his head there is a headdress in the shape of a horned-deer that faces to the left, attached by a white cloth. The figure holds two yellow disks. On the right, the man wears slightly different draping knickers with a wide-white waist band that has small orange toggles hanging off the front and a white flap off the back. He wears a blue mask with a white, abstracted face painted on. The mask has gold fabric attached at the top and bottom to represent hair and a beard. This right figure holds a small blue box with white design.
Carlos Mérida
Danza de los Pascolas y el Venado
lithograph on paper
16 7/8 in x 12 1/2 in (42.86 cm x 31.75 cm)
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