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

La rosa encantada, 1a parte

Artist: José Guadalupe Posada (Mexican, 1851–1913) Series: Galeria del teatro infantil. A chapbook on natural ground wood paper: relief etching, with text in letterpress; 15.2 x 10.3 cm. (sheet). Summary: Chapbook cover shows scene from a play: a man dressed in the costume of the Renaissance holds a rose. He reacts with surprise as he encounters a beast in a garden. The script concerns the travels of a Marquis who leaves his daughters at home. While on his trip he enters a desolate palace with a beautiful garden. He cuts a rose from the garden to find out that it is guarded by a beast. One of the Marquis' daughters comes to the garden to confront the beast. Part one ends here. (Source of 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.
Exhibit Tags:
Panel 2., José Guadalupe Posada, Galeria del Teatro Infantil, and Children's books