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Diego Rivera

Sleeping Children, 1932

Lithograph Pencil
20 × 13 3/4 in
50.8 × 34.9 cm
Edition 72/100
This is an editioned multiple.
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Oakland, San Francisco
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Exhibition history
Provenance
Maximilian Contemporary
Oakland, San Francisco
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Depicting a group of men, women, and children huddled together for warmth and support, this type of …

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Depicting a group of men, women, and children huddled together for warmth and support, this type of imagery was commonly used to promote social equality by Mexican artists following the Mexican Revolution. This particular image was derived from a fresco Rivera painted in the courtyard of the Ministry of Education …

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Signature
Lower Left Hand Corner
Series
From a series of lithographs Rivera published in New York through Weyhe Gallery in 1932.
Diego Rivera
Mexican, 1886–1957
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Inspired by Renaissance frescoes and motivated by a conviction in the value of public art, Diego …

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Inspired by Renaissance frescoes and motivated by a conviction in the value of public art, Diego Rivera found his calling as a muralist. A visit to the Soviet Union informed his signature earth-toned, Social Realist style. In accordance with his Marxist views, he “made the masses the heroes of monumental art,” …

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About the work
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Maximilian Contemporary
Oakland, San Francisco
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Depicting a group of men, women, and children huddled together for warmth and support, this type of …

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Depicting a group of men, women, and children huddled together for warmth and support, this type of imagery was commonly used to promote social equality by Mexican artists following the Mexican Revolution. This particular image was derived from a fresco Rivera painted in the courtyard of the Ministry of Education …

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Signature
Lower Left Hand Corner
Series
From a series of lithographs Rivera published in New York through Weyhe Gallery in 1932.
Diego Rivera
Mexican, 1886–1957
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Inspired by Renaissance frescoes and motivated by a conviction in the value of public art, Diego …

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Inspired by Renaissance frescoes and motivated by a conviction in the value of public art, Diego Rivera found his calling as a muralist. A visit to the Soviet Union informed his signature earth-toned, Social Realist style. In accordance with his Marxist views, he “made the masses the heroes of monumental art,” …

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Diego Rivera

Sleeping Children, 1932

Lithograph Pencil
20 × 13 3/4 in
50.8 × 34.9 cm
Edition 72/100
This is an editioned multiple.
Sold
location
Oakland, San Francisco
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