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INSCRIBED BY DIEGO RIVERA

RIVERA, Diego and WOLFE, Bertram D. Portrait of Mexico. New York, 1937.

First edition of this seminal collection of Rivera's paintings and frescos, a distinctive presentation copy inscribed on the title page by him in Spanish, "Mi respetuoso homenaje y grande admiracion para la persona de la Señora C— B— de B— E—y con mis mejores recuerdos para el Señor R— B— E—, su esposo. Diego Rivera, San Angel, 9 de Agosto 1939" (My respectful tribute and great admiration for the person of Mrs. —- and with my best memories for Mr. —-, her husband. San Angel, 9 of August, 1939), featuring over 250 handsome black-and-white illustrations of his work, many from photographs by Modotti and Álvarez Bravo, featuring never-before published images of Rivera's frescos at Mexico City’s National Palace and Ministry of Health, in original dust jacket. $2200.

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