Artist: Guillermo Meza (Mexican, 1917 - 1997).
Title: "Tristisima Estrella [plate 07 from: "Guillermo Meza, Impressiones, 11 Litografias, Presentacion de Jaled Muyaes y Raul Kamffer, Nota Bibliografica de Carlos Payan." Sub-title: "Impressiones Subjectivas sobre el Libro Sagrado de los Antiguos Mayas. Chilam Balam de Chumayel."]".
Medium: Lithograph in brown ink.
Date: Composed 1962.
Dimensions: Overall size: 17 7/8 x 13 11/16 in. (454 x 348 mm). Image size: 14 5/8 x 12 in. (371 x 305 mm).
Lot Note(s): Signed in ink, lower right; numbered in ink, lower left. From the edition of 300 (of which all were printed?). Cream wove paper. Full margins. Fine impression. Very good condition. Provenance: Estate of Jaled Muyaes, one of the collaborators. Comment(s): Published by Galeria Kamffer, Mexico City. Printed at Policromia, Mexico City, by the master printer, Alfredo Nuñez. Prints by Meza are scarce. His work is in the collections of the Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. His 'expressionist - surrealist' paintings, with themes often drawn from Indian mythology, are often associated with artists such as Frida Kahlo and Agustín Lazo. [24469-3-225]