Part of a set. See all set records
Support: Wove paper
Sheet: 40.9 x 31.3 cm (16 1/8 x 12 5/16 in.); Image: 31 x 27.2 cm (12 3/16 x 10 11/16 in.)
Gift of Mitzie Verne in memory of Dr. Daniel Verne 1999.145.9
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SOMAAP, Mexico City
Like many of his Mexican contemporaries-Diego Rivera or José Clemente Orozco, for instance-Merida fused modernist styles with the ancient indigenous traditions of the Americas. This set of ten color lithographs, created to accompany text taken from the Popol-Vuh, the creation story of the Mayan people, combines Abstract Expressionist gesture with the linear drawings found in the wall murals of ancient Mayan buildings.
The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email email@example.com.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.