pair of 5 color lithographs, with added glitter
each 31-3/4 x 23-7/8" (32-3/4 x47-3/4")
pencil signed, lower right of left panel
PPII (Printers Proofs, number 2) outside edition of 187
editioned and dated on both panels, pencil
DeSoto work numbers 286 (l) and 187 (r)
DeSoto Workshop, San Francisco
This is a pair of lithographs, a diptych, which are offered as a single print. Jimenez is best known for his large polychrome, fiberglass sculptures based on Hispanic and southwestern themes. Luis Jimenez died in his studio in Hondo, New Mexico in 2006 when a portion a large commissioned sculpture for the Denver airport fell on him. This diptych was published and printed by Ernesto Desoto at the Desoto Workshop in San Francisco in 1985.