"Leopoldo Mendez: Diez Aguafuertes" portfolio of ten signed etchings by Leopoldo Mendez

Leopoldo Mendez: Diez Aguafuertes  portfolio of ten signed etchings by Leopoldo Mendez

"Leopoldo Mendez: Diez Aguafuertes" portfolio of ten signed etchings

Leopoldo Mendez

Title

"Leopoldo Mendez: Diez Aguafuertes" portfolio of ten signed etchings

 
Artist
Year
1964  
Technique
etching 
Image Size
13 3/16 x 10 1/16" portfolio cover; plates: various 
Signature
etching is pencil signed by Mendez in the lower right 
Edition Size
20; this portfolio is numbered 9 
Annotations
editioned 
Reference
Manuel Maples Arce, Leopold Mendez, illustrations 78, 79, and 81. Mendez, plates 118-121 
Paper
ivory wove C M Fabriano 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
PAKA102 
Price
$2,500.00 
Description

In 1964, Mendez created 30 etchings to illustrate Manuel Maples Arce’s, A la Orilla de este Rio. Ten of these etchings are presented in the portfolio: Leopoldo Mendez: Diez Aguafuertes. The individual impressions are printed on CM Fabriano ivory wove paper and are pencil signed by Mendez and numbered 9/20. From the collection of TGP artist, Seymour Kaplan. This portfolio is extremely RARE.

The plates measure: I. 6-3/8 x 5-1/8" platemark; II. 6-3/8 x 5-3/16" platemark; IV.5-5/8 x 4-1/8" platemark; V. 'El cometa', 5-5/8 x 4-3/16" platemark; VIII. 6-3/16 x 4-1/8" platemark; IX. 'En camino de Papantla', 5-11/16 x 4-1/8" platemark; X. "Muerte en el rio", 6-7/16 x 5" platemark; XI. 5-5/8 x 4-1/8" platemark; XIV. 5-11/16 x 4-1/8" platemark; XV. 5-3/4 x 4-1/4" platemark.