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Item 567 - Diego Rivera Catalog 589 (Aug 2020)

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Original signed sketch of a village woman carrying her child on her back, accomplished in ink by Diego Rivera on an off-white 5.25 x 3 card, which is signed and inscribed in Spanish (translated), "For my friend Rafael Marengo, upon receipt of your letter, I send this sketch," with Rivera adding the date above, "Detroit, Feb. 1, 1933." In fine condition. Between 1932 and 1933, Rivera completed a major commission: twenty-seven fresco panels, entitled 'Detroit Industry,' on the walls of an inner court at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

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