Item description for Posada: Illustrator of Chapbooks (Library of Mexican Illustrators) by Mercurio Lopez Casillas...
This book is a must-have for any design aficionado, featuring Jose Guadalupe Posada's amazing illustrations for "penny chapbooks," which were published in large numbers for the consumption of a growing public of literate but poorly educated Mexicans in the last quarter of the nineteenth century.
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Studio: Editorial RM
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 5.5" Height: 7.75" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2007
Publisher Editorial RM
ISBN 9685208344 ISBN13 9789685208345
Availability 0 units.
More About Mercurio Lopez Casillas
Mercurio Lopez Casillas is an expert on nineteenth-century Mexican graphic art, books and engraving. He is the author of several studies of the work of Jose Guadalupe Posada, and coauthor of a volume on bookplates designed by Mexican artists. His book dealing with the typically Mexican genre of "Calaveras", or skeleton caricatures, is also forthcoming from Editorial RM. Lopez Casillas lives in Mexico City.