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The Creation of the Animals
  • Carlos Mérida
    1891–1985
    born: Guatemala City, Guatemala ; died: Mexico City, Mexico
  • The Creation of the Animals, 1943
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • color lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 308 x 270 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 1/8 x 10 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of George and Lois Monto
  • Not on display
  • 1976.0077
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Description

Abstract figures and abstract blocks of color on off-white ground. Background is orange, blue, and black. The central animal shape looks like a snake with a yellow mouth.