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La Calavera del Tenorio de la Colonia de la Bolsa

Posada, José Guadalupe


Antonia Vanegas Arroyo

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37x28 cm (14.5x11") Zinc etching printed in black on gray paper.

One of the famous calaveras images by  José Guadalupe Posada (1851-1913), the renowned Mexican printmaker and illustrator. La Calavera del Tenorio depicts a scene from a Don Juan drama, set in a cemetery, in which Don Juan confronts the ghost of the father of one of his romantic conquests. Tyler, Posada's Mexico, 193, p. 272.

Lot Amendments

Two minuscule punctures, paper slightly faded; image clear, nonetheless.

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