Man and woman (Indigenous people with Maguey)

Rufino Tamayo Mexican

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This print is one of eight that Tamayo made between 1925 and 1928 in New York, where they were sold by Weyhe Gallery. Set in a mountainous landscape, an Indigenous man and woman face each other. Maguey plants, a type of agave, grow in the background. They are a symbol of Mexican culture, and the sugars they produce are used for making tequila.

Man and woman (Indigenous people with Maguey), Rufino Tamayo (Mexican, Oaxaca 1899–1991 Mexico City), Woodcut

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