Watercolor of a Fresco
Arts of the Americas
Paper, watercolor, pencil
19 1/2 x 22 1/4 in. (49.5 x 56.5 cm) (show scale)
Verso in pencil "Fresco of Tezlatlipoca [sic] - Smoking Mirror at Tizatlan"
Museum Collection Fund
Watercolor of the god Tezcatlipoca (Smoking Mirror). Colors are red, blue, yellow, beige and black, and the figure is outlined in black. This is a reproduction of one of the altar frescoes at the Tlaxcalan site of Tizatlán in Tlaxcala, Mexico.
Condition: Fair; losses and tears along the edges, and stains at the upper left corner.
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Watercolor of a Fresco, ca. 1930. Paper, watercolor, pencil, 19 1/2 x 22 1/4 in. (49.5 x 56.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 30.952.2 (Photo: , CUR.30.952.2.jpg)
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