Image: 76 x 56 cm (29 15/16 x 22 1/16 in.); Sheet: 76 x 56 cm (29 15/16 x 22 1/16 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ward 1982.354
© Tamayo Heirs / Mexico / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Catalogue raisonné: Pereda 148
Edition: edition of 75
The earthy tones and simple shapes of this image suggest decorations on early pre-Colombian pottery.
Rufino Tamayo rejected the political imagery of many of his Mexican contemporaries, such as Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco. Like much of his art, this print draws inspiration from his native region, which was known for its indigenous culture into the 1900s.
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