Signed l.r. lithograph partially colored. (Some minor chipping at top margin of paper, not affecting image). Item #104613
This is a second version of the full color lithograph. O'Higgins often created two versions of the same lithograph. His works abound with images of women as wife, companion and mother, but also where social realities of peasant and indigenous migration to large cities, situations of marginalization and neglect (e.g blind, blind mother, separation and sunset). Though virtually unknown in his home state of Utah he was widely celebrated throughout Mexico. Born in Salt Lake City in 1904, Paul Higgins studied under acclaimed local artists James T. Harwood and LeConte Stewart. By the age of twenty, the gifted art student had moved to Mexico City, changed his name to Pablo Esteban O’Higgins, and secured a position as a mural assistant for the famed Mexican muralist, Diego Rivera.
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