Watercolor of a Fresco
Arts of the Americas
Paper, watercolor, pencil
19 1/4 x 23 3/4 in. (48.9 x 60.3 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Collection Fund
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Watercolor of a Fresco, ca. 1930. Paper, watercolor, pencil, 19 1/4 x 23 3/4 in. (48.9 x 60.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 30.952.1 (Photo: , CUR.30.952.1.jpg)
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Watercolor of six Borgia Codex-style figures, one of which looks like it is swimming in a pool of water (the central figure). Colors are red, blue, yellow, grey and black, and the figures are outlined in black. This is probably a reproduction of one of the altar frescoes at the Tlaxcalan site of Tizatlán in Tlaxcala, Mexico.
Condition: Fair; losses, tears and stains along the edges.
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