Preparing Yarn (Working with Ixtle)

Fernando Castro Pacheco


Fernando Castro Pacheco Mexican (1918-2013)

Preparing Yarn (Working with Ixtle)

Series: Portfolio: Mexican People, edited by Associated American Artists. 12 prints total by different artists.

Medium: Lithograph

Year: 1946

Signature: Signed in pencil

References: Prignitz 616

Size: 11 x 14 inches

Description: Pacheco was a Mexican painter, printmaker and teacher who was well known for traditional artistic forms and for his murals that invoke the spirit and history of the Mexican people. Ixtle is a fiber from any of several tropical American agave or yucca plants, traditionally used for cordage, nets, and carpets. Pacheco shows a woman here spinning the fibers by hand.

Stock Number: 13875

Price: $250.00