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José Chávez Morado
Thanks to Michael T. Ricker for these scans of original prints, posters and leaflets (volantes or 'broadsides'), as well as much reference information on the art and artists of T.G.P.


left above:
poster against Fascism in Latin America -- compare with the black and white reproduction in the album.

right above: poster entitled 50,000 Cubiertos, 1939.
In addition to posters and broadsides, Chávez Morado produced limited edition lithographs.
left below: El Alabado, 1973. 15 x 20 1/4", edition: 22/50

right below: An untitled lithograph c. 1940, approx. 10" x 12", edition 20.
Peasants are giving up their meager treasures: are they being forced by a landlord or is this a donation in support of a revolution they hope will make their lives better?
Chávez Morado also illustrated books.

right: the cover to a children's book by Magda Donato about a candy boy and a glass butterfly.