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Zapata, 1932
José Diego María Rivera, Mexican
Image: 16 1/4 × 13 1/8 inches (41.3 × 33.4 cm) Sheet: 17 1/16 × 14 inches (43.4 × 35.5 cm)
Purchased with the Lola Downin Peck Fund from the Carl and Laura Zigrosser Collection, 1976
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Let’s Look

  • What do you think is happening in this picture?
    What happened before this moment?
    What will happen next?
  • How is the main figure, Zapata, dressed?
    What is he holding?
  • How are the people behind him dressed?
    What are they holding?
  • How is the figure on the ground different from Zapata and his followers?
  • How does the artist use light and darkness in different areas?
    What meaning might that suggest?

The exhibition Mexico and Modern Printmaking: A Revolution in the Graphic Arts, 1920–1950 was organized in partnership with the McNay Art Museum of San Antonio.


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