Related Objects
Current Location:
Kirkhof Center -> 1st Floor (KC)
Location Notes:
KC; 1st fl., Near ATM, Rm. 1177

“Vendedora de Alcatrades (Selling Alcatrades)“ by Diego Rivera

Artwork
Identifier:
2008.474.1
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poster reproduction of original artwork
Date:
1995
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 27 in Width: 36 in
Description:
Women kneels on the ground holding a bunch of white lilies, more flowers surround the ground around her.
Historical Context:
The native Mexican peasant represented here references the burdens of the country's working class. Rivera supported revolutionary politics and sought to creating art that would be easily accessible to the working class. Rivera commonly depicted historical scenes as tributes to folk traditions.

Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Term:
one-sheet posters