Women of Oaxaca

Francisco DOSAMANTES
Date
1946
Description

Francisco Dosamantes (1911-1986) - Lithograph, 1946. Women of Oaxaca. Image Size: 13 x 10 ½.

Three barefoot women with hair in long dark braids, seen from the rear.

This print is in excellent condition. Matted and unframed.


In the mid-twentieth century, Francisco Dosamantes was one of Mexico's most creative, well-known artists and was a full member of the

Taller Grafica Popular. He was equally proficient in both lithograph and linocut. In particular, his lithographs concentrated upon the

portrayal of women and are famous for their monumental qualities. Dosamantes never indicated the edition size of his lithographs but

it is known that none exceeded 250 impressions and that most were published in very small editions.

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