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Two Figures

Photo: Susan Cole

Two Figures


Emilio Amero

Born Ixtlahuaca, Mexico, 1901; died Norman, Oklahoma, 1976

Tempera on panel
23 1/4 x 27 3/4 in. (59.1 x 70.5 cm)
Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection
Provenance: Purchased from the artist, September 29, 1947
Photo: Susan Cole
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistoryMexico City, Museo Casa Estudio Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo, Resisting Oblivion, November 26, 2008-March 8, 2009 (Oaxaca, Museum de Artes Graficas, March 27-May 8, 2009). No catalogue.
Published ReferencesZúñiga, Ariel. Emilio Amero: A Liminal Modernist. Mexico City: Albedrío, 2008; pp. 70, 78-79, reproduced pl. 56. p. 70, and frontispiece, p. 3.

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