Zapata

Zapata

1932

Diego Rivera

(Mexican, 1886-1957)

printer

George C. Miller

(American, 1894-1966)

publisher

Weyhe Gallery

Lithograph

Image: 41.3 x 33.2 cm (16 1/4 x 13 1/16 in.); Sheet: 52.7 x 39.8 cm (20 3/4 x 15 11/16 in.)

Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland 1934.166

Catalogue raisonné: Williams 10

State: I/I

Edition: edition of 100

Impression: 84

Did you know?

Diego Rivera was one of numerous Mexican muralists to depict Emiliano Zapata around the time this print was made.

Description

This print depicts Emiliano Zapata (1879–1919), a leader of the Mexican Revolution who became a symbol of progressive politics in the decades following his assassination. Zapata disavowed his privileged background and fought for workers’ rights. Diego Rivera's lithograph emphasized Zapata's heroism, showing him leading a white horse and a band of followers.

Video

A Graphic Revolution
See also
Collection: 
PR - Lithograph
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print
Medium: 
Lithograph

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