GALO GALECIO, BEGGARS; Xiolograph
( c. 1943-47 ). Signed and numbered 4/35. Item #103244
Strong vintage lithograph on heavy stock done at the Taller de Gráfica Popular in Mexico. After studying at the School of Fine Arts in Guayaquil with the Spanish artist José María Roura Oxandaberro (1925-1930), Galecio received a scholarship from the Ministry of Education to make a specialized study of printmaking and mural painting at the National Academy of Fine Arts in Mexico (from 1944-1946). It was there that he studied with the famous muralist Diego Rivera, and became friends with David Alfaro Siqueiros. He also became a member of the famous printmaking workshop, Taller de Gráfica Popular and he studied printmaking.