Title Federico Cantú: Obra Realizada de 1922 a 1948 [limited edition, with original print]
Book Condition Very Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher Mexico City Editorial Asbaje 1948
Seller ID 23314
[moderate browning to edges of covers and spine, minor creasing along top edge]. (B&W art reproductions) Catalogue of the early work of this Mexican painter, engraver and sculptor (1907-1989). Contains: brief introductions in Spanish (by Salvador Toscano) and English (by Luis Cardoza y Aragon); biographical data and a catalogue of his works (in both Spanish and English); and a section of black-and-white reproductions of 106 paintings and drawings. Limited edition of 1,500, containing a print of an original line engraving of a horse (with the print and the book itself both No. 52); this particular print is inscribed in pencil by the artist: "Para Angel Rosas / Federico Cantú / 1951." Laid in to the front of the catalogue is the calling card of that selfsame Angel Rosas, on which he has written a brief note to the recipient of the book.
Art and Artists Mexican Art Engravings