Emilio Zapata on horseback

David Alfaro Siqueiros Mexican

Not on view

Along with Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco, Siqueiros was one of the most important artists in the Mexican mural movement and a key political figures. With its bold tonal contrasts, this print is a posthumous representation of Emiliano Zapata (1879–1919), the revolutionary leader of native ancestry and champion of agrarian reform who fought in the Mexican revolution from 1911 to 1917.

Emilio Zapata on horseback, David Alfaro Siqueiros (Mexican, Camargo 1896–1974 Cuernevaca), Lithograph

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