Estampas de la revolución Mexicana (prints of the Mexican Revolution)

Publisher Taller de Gráfica Popular Mexican

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This is a portfolio of 85 loose prints by 16 artists published by the Taller de Gráfica Popular (Apartado Postal 8367, Mexico D.F.) in 1947. The portfolio contains a letterpress prologue signed collectively by the 'artists of the Taller' (20 November 1947), an index of the prints with a description of each written by Alberto Morales Jiminez, and a 'Declaration of the Principles' of the Taller. This portfolio is number 19 of 500 published. Print number 85 by Ignacio Iguirre is printed on the penultimate page of the introductory pages (also enlarged on the cover) and does not form a separate sheet. Hannes Meyer (former director of the Bauhaus at Dessau) was the technical director of the edition and Lena Bergner designed the layout, folder and format.

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