MADERA EN EL ARTE MEXICANO
Place Published: México
Publisher: Secretaría de Agricultura y Recursos Hidráulicos
Date Published: 1985
Condition: ( w/ 4 inch tear in front side and spine edge in d.j.)
Book Id: 57422
b/w and color plates, ind., ports., color frontis., tbls., diag., bibl., d.j
Survey of wood as used in the arts of Mexico including: sculpture, decorative arts, furniture, fine arts and folk art. Scarce study of the history, meaning and artistic use of wood in Mexico since Precolumbian and colonial times, sections dedicated to amate paper, wood engraving and wood toys and masks. Includes essay on Carlos Pellicer's poetry about trees and wood. LIMITED EDITION OF 1000.