Current Location:
Shelf 3C (PDC) -> Posada Print Collection Box 007
Location Notes:
PDC; Section 3; Shelf C; Posada Print Collection Box 007

José Guadalupe Posada Print Collection ➔ Alternativa de Ponciano Diaz (Alternative of Ponciano Diaz)

Artwork
Medium:
Restrike Print
Date:
2004
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 15.25 in Width: 11.25 in
Description:
The title, Alternativa de Ponciano Diaz means "Alternative of Ponciano Diaz". The image is in black and white without a border. There are two men facing each other and one is handing a sword and blanket to the other. They're both in exuberant military uniform. The man on the right holds his hat in his other hand.
Historical Context:
Ponciano Diaz is a famous matador who was born in 1858. He is known as one of the greatest bullfighters in Mexican history.

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Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Terms:
engravers
political art
printmakers
printmaking
Library of Congress Subjects:
Printmakers