VI. RESTRIKES

The following are restrikes made under the supervision of the Vanegas Arroyo publishing house in the 1930s and 1940s. Each is on newsprint paper measuring approximately 34.5 x 23.5 cm. The titles provided below are from hand-written titles on the restrikes by Fernando Gamboa. All are in fine to very fine condition.

154. "El abanderado." Zinc etching: Car on tree-lined, winding road carrying two men: one on jumpseat wearing top hat and formal black dress holding banner flying in the wind, the other man seated below at steering wheel; at right, portion of a fallen body or someone jumping. Signed in print: Posada. 4.2 x 7.9 cm.

155. "El abanico 34 Coleccion de canciones modernas para 1895." Type-metal engraving: Chapbook cover depicting a seated lady in oriental dress holding fan and umbrella, four smaller oriental figures in background. Signed in print: Posada. 13.8 x 8.9 cm.

156. "Adios a Mexico 35 Coleccion de canciones modernas para 1___." Type-metal engraving: Chapbook cover illustrating an urban scene with colonial architecture, bandstand, street light, people milling, smoking train in vignette at upper left. 13.6 x 8.7 cm. Signed in print: Posada.This illustration appears in the chapbook section of this inventory under title: Adios a Mexico 35 coleccion de canciones modernas para 1899 publicadas por A. Vanegas Arroyo.

157. "Alegoría [struck out with line] un Leo." Zinc etching: Very thin man in suit stands stiffly, arms at sides, pointed shoes. Unsigned. 8.6 x 2.3 cm. Used by Vanegas Arroyo as a vignette to divide columns of type.

158. "El amor de madre - decimas." Type-metal etching. Woman wearing long dress with ruffle holding an infant runs toward a small boy in Lord Fauntleroy suit who is tipping over a round table covered with lace tablecloth on which a kerosene lamp is falling. Unsigned. 8.4 x 12.9 cm. Berdecio & Appelbaum 237.

159. "Las animas del purgatorio 1909." Zinc etching: At left a bearded man in suit holds up his palms before a hellish doorway from which smoke or fumes emanate and spirits beckon. Unsigned. 16.9 x 12.5 cm.

160. "El Aquelarre." Zinc etching: Witches Sabbath: A goat-headed Satan in loose white robe holding two flares presides over a dance with two women dancing with two black demons, hooded figure at left, bats swarming above. Unsigned. 5.8 x 6.7 cm.

161. "Arnulfo Arroyo." Type-metal engraving: Dark bust portrait of a man with mustache, large nose, and wearing a cravat. Unsigned. 8.3 x 6.4 cm. See Tyler 24 for the story of Arroyo, who attempted to assassinate President Díaz in 1897.

162. "El arriero." Type-metal engraving: Muleteer and his mule in landscape with plants, road, and church; he holds his sombrero in on hand and wipes his brow with the other. Unsigned. 8.5 x 14.0 cm.

163. "Asaltos de media noche." Type-metal engraving: Two men, one in bowler and checked suit, the other in top hat and long black coat escorting a lady into a doorway; at left a figure in a sombrero crouches behind a carriage. Signed in print: P O A [?]. 6.7 x 6.6 cm.

164. "El asesinato de Pachuca. 1904." Type-metal engraving: Laborer in white cotton clothing and small sombrero holding a dagger, cringing male victim against wall, dead woman with slit throat on ground. Unsigned. 5.5 x 5.0 cm.

165. "El asesino Renteria." Type-metal engraving: Bust portrait of a wavy-haired young man of sad countenance wearing a coat, vest, and tie. Unsigned. 7.6 x 6.9 cm.

166. "Los asesinos. Corrido 'El robo de la Profesa." Type-metal engraving: Two men shaking hands at right, four other men to left, including two policemen. Unsigned. 13.2 x 18.2 cm. Berdecio & Appelbaum 90.

167. "Los asesinos en la prision de San Juan de Ulúa." Type-metal engraving: Four convicts wearing leg chains dig with and shovels outside the prison, two armed guards on roof above and another with the prisoners below; two ships at sea in background. Unsigned. 14.1 x 18.5 cm. Perhaps related to the La Profesa robbery-murder.

168. "Así me eneredaste a mi." Zinc etching: Dramatic snake with woman's head, trembling man at left saying: "Asi me eneredaste a mi" and another man at right already crushed in the lady/snake's massive coil. Unsigned. 8.5 x 11.7 cm. Very fine.

169. "La bailarina." Type-metal engraving: Woman dancer in brief costume dressing in front of a mirror with a man standing beside her. Unsigned. 7.4 x 7.2 cm.

170. "La Bejarano." Zinc etching: Child abuse-- diabolical-looking crone with long, stringy hair holds a young girl [María Consuelo González] by the hair while wielding tongs with a hot coal in her face. Unsigned. 8.7 x 13.6 cm. Berdecio & Appelbaum 67. For same image, see above: Espantoso crímen nunca visto! ¡¡Mujer peor que las fieras!! Una niña con la ropa cosida al cuerpo.

171. "Belen galindo. De la tragedia de Belen Galindo." Zinc etching: Attractive lady with long, curly hair stands with hands on hips, wearing shawl with fringed ends, polka-dot dress, and slippers. Unsigned. 11.9 x 6.0 cm. Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, Exhibit, p. 37.

172. "La bella de San Francisco." Type-metal engraving: A rather stiff full-length portrait of a woman in fancy dress. Unsigned. 13.3 x 3.2 cm.

173. "La bella Simona." Type-metal engraving: Overweight, homely woman in black cape and long dress standing before two doors on a street. Unsigned. 7.8 x 7.5 cm. Berdecio & Appelbaum 244.

174. "Blanca nieves." Zinc etching: Attractive lady in low, v-neck gown with draped skirt, hair piled high on head, looking at an open book on a table supported by a large bird or bat skeleton; also on the table are an owl and winged hourglass, tasseled drapery in background. Unsigned. 10.7 x 6.8 cm.

175. "Cadaveres de madre y hija." Type-metal engraving: At left two bodies in a shallow grave in a room that looks like a basement; At right, portly man in bowler and long light-colored coat standing with man in formal clothes and two other men, table at right, crucifix and framed pictures on wall above. Unsigned. 7.8 x 12.6 cm. Berdecio & Appelbaum 87: "Discovery of two bodies; not further identified."


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