Lot 35 of 443:
Anna May Wong color illustration for 1937 Mexican calendar  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
“La Malinche”, color illustration for a 1937 Mexican calendar

Author:
Armando Dreschler (artist)

Place:

Publisher:

Date:
1937

Description:

7 x 9½" image on 11 x 17" page as backing for a Mexican New Year's calendar

"La Malinche" was a legendary Mexican woman of the 16th century who was interpreter, intermediary and lover of the Conquistador Cortes during the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. She was illustrated using the facial features of Anna May Wong


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Very good.


 
Item number:
288646a
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