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Current Location:
Shelf C5 (CS1) -> Box 278
Location Notes:
IDC; Compressed Shelving Unit 1; Section C; Shelf C5; Box 278

Calavera de Fransisco I. Madero (Skull of Francisco I. Madero)

Artwork
Medium:
Reproduction of a Restrike Print
Date:
2004
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 9.5" Width: 5"
Description:
The title, "Calavera de Fransisco I. Madero" means "Skull of Fransisco I. Madero". The image is in black and white without borders. It features a large portrait of a skeleton wearing a hat, scarf, pants and sandals. It is carrying a bottle in it's left hand and appears to be walking somewhere. Madero was a writer of the Mexican Revolution and highly regarded by Posada.
Historical Context:
Madero –– Francisco I. Madero was made President after leading the revolt against Porfirio, who was attempting to start a dictatorship. Madero was a wealthy landowner but stood for social justice and democracy.