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Homenaje a José Guadalupe Posada
  • Leopoldo Méndez
    born: Mexico City, Mexico ; died: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Homenaje a José Guadalupe Posada, 1956
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • linocut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 362 x 795 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 575 x 940 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 1/4 x 31 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 22 5/8 x 37 in
    Frame Dimensions: 32 1/4 x 40 1/4 x 1 in
    Weight: 14 lbs
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0005
Label Text

Interior scene (likely the workshop of the newspaper "El Hijo del Ahuizote"), seated man (José Guadalupe Posada), pausing from printmaking going on at table. At left three standing men (Ricardo Flores Magón, Lázaro Gutiérrez de Lara, and the workshop's typesetter at right). At right is a window which overlooks scene of mounted, armed men attacking peasants.