La Loca


José Clemente Orozco (November 23, 1883September 7, 1949), La Loca, etching and aquatint, 1944, signed in pencil lower right and numbered (77/100) lower left. Reference: Hopkins 38, from the edition of 100. In excellent condition, with margins, 10 1/2 x 6 3/4, the sheet 11 5/8 x 9 inches.

A fine impression, printed in black on a cream laid paper.

Provenance:  collection of Dr. and Mrs. Freddy and Regina T. Homburger, purchased directly from the artist. The Homburgers were distinguished collectors of modern art.

This impression exhibited: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University; Ringling Museum, Maine State Museum.

Orozco is of course well known today as one of the great Mexican muralists (along with Diego Rivera andDavid Alfaro Siqueiros, and others). He was also a superb engraver and etcher, as demonstrated in this wonderful portrait.