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Dance of the Umbrellas
  • Carlos Mérida
    1891–1985
    born: Guatemala City, Guatemala ; died: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Dance of the Umbrellas, copyright 1932
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • color lithograph
  • Paper Type: cream colored paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 324 x 245 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 3/4 x 9 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 427 x 318 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 3/4 x 12 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Transfer from Library
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0250
Description

Two dancing figures, surrounded by gray area and have no background; figures are seen from front and rear to display costumes; headdresses are stylized umbrellas.