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Two Figures


Emilio Amero

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

Tempera on composite board
23 1/4 x 19 1/2 in. (59.1 x 49.5 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Thomas D. Stimson
Provenance: Purchased from the artist, October or November 1943, with funds provided by Mrs. Thomas D. Stimson
Photo: Susan Cole
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistoryIn chronological order:

Mexico 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 ReferencesIn chronological order:

Zúñiga, Ariel. Emilio Amero: A Liminal Modernist. Mexico City: Albedrío, 2008, p. 80, reproduced fig. 59, pp. 81, 179, and on dustjacket.

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