Illustrating Mexico one page at a time-Print Art of José Guadalupe Posada

La rosa encantada, 2a parte

Artist: José Guadalupe Posada (Mexican, 1851–1913) Series: Galeria del teatro infantil. A chapbook printed on natural ground wood paper: relief etching, with text in letterpress; 15.2 x 10.3 cm. (sheet). Summary: Chapbook cover shows a scene from a play: a couple embraces at the center as two women and a man look on. All wear the costume of the Renaissance. The script involves the pure love between a beast and a woman. After declaring their love for each other, the beast is transformed into a prince and marries the woman. (Source description: Fair academic use only. Posted according to section 108 of title 17 of the United States Code, §201.14: Warnings of copyright for use by individual libraries and archives.
Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe, ca. 1880-1910.