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Wed, Apr 10, 2024 05:30PM EDT
Lot 29

Francisco Toledo: Benito Juarez con bicicleta

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Francisco Toledo (Mexican, 1940-2019): Benito Juarez con bicicleta, 2005. Mixed media on handmade paper. Artist's label verso. This book cover is a handmade creation by Toledo, crafted around 2005 as part of a charitable initiative for the construction of the local library. The majority of these book covers were crafted in his workshop.

Francisco Toledo was a celebrated Mexican artist and cultural philanthropist who drew on his indigenous pre-Colombian heritage to create striking works suffused with shamanistic animal imagery.

16.5 x 20.25 inches paper.

Acquired from the artist, 2005; Purchased from MLA Gallery; North Carolina Estate, USA.


Excellent condition, no notable flaws.

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