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Tehuanas, 1949

Pyroxylin on masonite
28 3/10 × 29 3/10 in
71.8 × 74.3 cm
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Since the end of the nineteenth century, the figure of the tehuana in Mexican …

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From the Catalogue:
Since the end of the nineteenth century, the figure of the tehuana in Mexican art, inspired by the women of Juchitán in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in the State of Oaxaca, is a formal and mythical construction of femininity that is promoted within the artistic field and outside of it by the governing …

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Signed and dated "Siqueiros 12-49" lower right; further titled, signed and dated "Tehuanas - 1949 - Siqueiros" on the reverse
David Alfaro Siqueiros
Mexican, 1896–1974
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David Alfaro Siqueiros was a leading figure in the Mexican school of great mural painters, …

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David Alfaro Siqueiros was a leading figure in the Mexican school of great mural painters, alongside José Clemente Orozco and Diego Rivera. Siqueiros was wildly prolific in his career; his work often featured social and political subjects, and demonstrated his influences, including Francisco Goya, religious art, and …

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From the Catalogue:
Since the end of the nineteenth century, the figure of the tehuana in Mexican …

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From the Catalogue:
Since the end of the nineteenth century, the figure of the tehuana in Mexican art, inspired by the women of Juchitán in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in the State of Oaxaca, is a formal and mythical construction of femininity that is promoted within the artistic field and outside of it by the governing …

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Signature
Signed and dated "Siqueiros 12-49" lower right; further titled, signed and dated "Tehuanas - 1949 - Siqueiros" on the reverse
David Alfaro Siqueiros
Mexican, 1896–1974
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David Alfaro Siqueiros was a leading figure in the Mexican school of great mural painters, …

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David Alfaro Siqueiros was a leading figure in the Mexican school of great mural painters, alongside José Clemente Orozco and Diego Rivera. Siqueiros was wildly prolific in his career; his work often featured social and political subjects, and demonstrated his influences, including Francisco Goya, religious art, and …

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Tehuanas, 1949

Pyroxylin on masonite
28 3/10 × 29 3/10 in
71.8 × 74.3 cm
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