Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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figurine of Lázaro Cárdenas
  • Margarito Nuñez
    born: Tlaquepaque, Jalisco Mexico ; active: Mexico
  • figurine of Lázaro Cárdenas, circa 1950
  • Where object was made: Mexico City, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 15.5 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Diameter: 6 1/8 x 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6348

The standing figure is identified as Lázaro Cárdenas (Mexican president 1934-1940). He has short dark hair and a mustache. He is wearing a light green suit with a vest and white shirt. His tie is orange with red, white, and green stripes. There is a red, white, and green sash across his chest. He has brown shoes. He stands on a green and black rectangular base with text that reads: Gral. Lázaro Cárdenas.