Popular Arts of Mexico 1850-1950 (A Schiffer Book for Collectors)

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9780764300264: Popular Arts of Mexico 1850-1950 (A Schiffer Book for Collectors)

One hundred years worth of quality Mexican popular art, including pottery, clay figures, marionettes, straw mosaics, Talavera, clay banks, coconut banks, laquerware, wood panels and rugs, from 1850-1950, is covered here with over 370 color photographs illustrating over 675 objects. Collecting hints are included in every chapter. The book concludes with room shots, illustrating many beautiful options for displaying collections. A values reference guide is also included.

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One hundred years of Mexican popular art, from 1850-1950, have been captured here with over 370 vivid color photographs illustrating over 675 objects. Popular Arts of Mexico displays the magnificent art pieces of Mexico and guides us through the history, techniques, and artists who produced them. Here are items of pottery, clay and wax figures, marionettes, straw mosaics, Talavera, clay and coconut banks, lacquerware, wood panels, and serapes.

Personal interviews and thorough research provide family trees on the renowned artisan families of Lucanos, Olays, and Panduros, among others. Additional early black & white photographs, including some market scenes, take the reader to 1920s-30s Mexico.

The book concludes with room shots, illustrating many beautiful options for displaying collections. A values reference guide is also included.

The demand for Mexican popular arts increases steadily as growing numbers of people discover their exceptional beauties and qualities.

About the Author:

After collecting historic Native American arts for over a decade, Donna McMenamin's attention turned to early Mexican folk art. In addition to having excellent collections in both categories, she is also a dealer exhibiting at antique shows and by private appointment. Although Houston is home for now, Donna and her husband, David, plan to retire in Tucson, Arizona.

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