CASIMIRO CASTRO Y SU TALLER. Carlos Monsiváis, et al
Place Published: Ciudad de México, Toluca
Publisher: Palacio de Iturbide, Museos José Marí Velasco y Felipe S. Gutiérrez
Date Published: Mayo - Noviembre 1996
Book Id: 42770
color frontis., b/w and color plates, color frontis., bibl., cat., fldg. pict. wrps
Long needed exhibition on the life and work of the illustrious 19th century Mexican artist. The exhibit includes more than 200 drawings, watercolors and lithographic plates for the first editions of his famous portfolios: "México y sus alrededores" and "El Ferrocarril mexicano". Text includes a comparative analysis and study of the images that encompass the urban and rural landscapes and the presence of modernization (trains, telegraph, industry, etc.). FUNDAMENTAL REFERENCE.