Siqueiros, David Alfaro (Mexican, 1896-1974). PORTRAIT OF MOISES SAENZ. Lithograph, 1931. Edition of 50. Publshed by Weyhe Gallery, New York, and printed by George Miller. Signed in pencil. 21 1/2 x 16 1/8 inches, 545 x 410 mm. (image), 28 1/4 x 23 inches, 718 x 583 mm. (sheet). In very good condition aside from two vary small abraded areas at the bottom right of the image.
This is one of several portrait heads of distingushed Mexican public figures that Siqueiros did in lithography which were published by Weyhe. Most of them share the characteristic of making the head the entire composition, creating the effect of monumental sculpture. Moises Saenz was an educator who was influenced by the theories and philosophy of John Dewey.
Inventory # 13798

Price: $4,800.00