Los tranviarios luchan en beneficio de todo el pueblo (The Tram Workers Fight for the Benefit of the Public) Artist: Leopoldo Méndez (Mexican, 1902–1969)
Publisher: Taller de Gráfica Popular (Mexico City, founded 1937)


Color lithograph


sheet: 67.5 × 93 cm (26 9/16 × 36 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Holmes Pearson, B.A. 1932, Ph.D. 1941

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20th century


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  • Michael Ricker et al., El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte, exh. cat. (Athens, Ga.: Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 2015), 160–61, ill.
  • Dawn Ades and Alison McClean, Revolution on Paper: Mexican Prints 1910-1960, ed. Mark McDonald, exh. cat. (London; Austin: British Museum Press, 2009), 147, no. 79.
  • Gina Costa et al., Para la gente : art, politics and cultural identity of the Taller de Gra´fica Popular : selected works form the Charles S. Hayes Collection of twentieth-century Mexican graphics, exh. cat. (Notre Dame (IN): Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, 2009), 32, no. 1, Plate 1.
  • Francisco Reyes Palma, Leopoldo Méndez: el oficio de grabar (Mexico, D.F.: Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, 1994), no. 77.

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Images in centre and in lower right signed in plate LL: "LM", image in lower left signed in plate LR: "LM".

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