Photo, Print, Drawing [Madonna in landscape with cars]

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About this Item

Title
[Madonna in landscape with cars]
Summary
Drawing shows a gently smiling Madonna figure wearing clothing that recalls traditional Mexican dress and standing on a globe and a snake. Flanking her are rocky tunnels through which cars travel. Our Lady of Guadalupe, an icon of the Virgin Mary, is the patron saint of Mexico.
Contributor Names
Ramirez, Martin, 1895-1963, artist
Created / Published
ca. 1951.
Subject Headings
-  Mary,--Blessed Virgin, Saint
Format Headings
Drawings--Mexican--Color--1950-1960.
Genre
Drawings--Mexican--Color--1950-1960
Notes
-  The drawing was made on the backs of many sheets of letters, advertisements, and envelopes pasted together.
-  Title devised by Library staff. Date based on the March 1951 dates found in a postmark and magazine on back of the drawing.
-  Ramirez Estate no. 511.
-  Gift/purchase; Ramírez Estate; 2012; (DLC/PP-2013:007).
-  Received by Charles and Ray Eames in a 1952 letter from Don Birrell, director of the E.B. Crocker Gallery in Sacramento, CA.
-  Forms part of the Work of Charles and Ray Eames.
-  Exhibited: "Exploring the Early Americas" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2013-2014.
-  Vender: Ramírez Estate.
-  Stored at ND-9
Medium
1 drawing : crayon and water-based colored media over graphite ; ca. 41 x 26.5 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
DRWG/MA, no. 376 (E size) [P&P]
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id
ppmsca 37644 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.37644
ppmsca 37645 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.37645
ppmsca 37427 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.37427
ppmsca 37428 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.37428
Library of Congress Control Number
2013645550
Reproduction Number
LC-DIG-ppmsca-37644 (digital file from original item, front) (post-conservation) LC-DIG-ppmsca-37645 (digital file from original item, back) (post-conservation)
Rights Advisory
Publication may be restricted. For general information see "Fine Print Collection," http://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/rr/print/res/375_fine.html
Online Format
image
Description
1 drawing : crayon and water-based colored media over graphite ; ca. 41 x 26.5 in. | Drawing shows a gently smiling Madonna figure wearing clothing that recalls traditional Mexican dress and standing on a globe and a snake. Flanking her are rocky tunnels through which cars travel. Our Lady of Guadalupe, an icon of the Virgin Mary, is the patron saint of Mexico.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2013645550
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Ramirez, Martin, Artist. Madonna in Landscape With Cars. , ca. 1951. Photograph. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2013645550/.

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Ramirez, M. (ca. 1951) Madonna in Landscape With Cars. , ca. 1951. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2013645550/.

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