Ver Artista Francisco Mora

Obra de Arte

 

Francisco Mora

Mine Workers in Pachuca (from: Mexican Art - A Portfolio of Mexican People and Places)

1946

Obra Gráfica

lithograph

Latinoamericano

Figuras

Moderno

Negro

Reference: Prignitz 615; pencil signed and dated; edition size: about 250; printed on heavy cream wove paper; published by Taller de Grafica Popular and AAA, New York.

Mediano
13-3/4 x 11-3/16" image size

From the portfolio "Mexican Art - A Portfolio of Mexican People and Places" a portfolio of 12 lithographs, 10 black and white, 2 color by the Taller de Grafica Popular, Mexico, D.F. depicting workers in various geographical Mexican states. This image shows a mine worker in the city of Pachuca in the state of Hidalgo. It is claimed that Alonso Rodriguez de Salgado found the first mineral deposits on his ranch on the outskirts of Pachuca. This changed the area's economical development from agriculture to sliver mining.