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

El Cinco de Mayo de 1862 y el sitio de Puebla: Biblioteca del Niño Mexicano

Artist: José Guadalupe Posada (Mexican, 1851–1913). Author: Frias, Heriberto, 1870-1925. In 1900 the Maucci Brothers, a Spanish publisher, commissioned Posada to illustrate a series of pamphlets for children on the history of Mexico. The cover illustrations are probably the only mechanically produced chromolithographs that Posada ever did. Chromolithograph on cover designed by José Guadalupe Posada. "Barcelona--Imp. de la Casa Editorial Maucci"--P. 16. Biblioteca del Niño Mexicano 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.
Maucci Hermanos
Exhibit Tags:
José Guadalupe Posada, Maucci Hermanos, Heriberto Frias, Biblioteca del Niño Mexicano, and Panel 2.