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Artist: Mercedes Quevedo, Mexican, born United States, 1914–2001
Artist: Porfirio Salinas, American, 1910–1973
Publisher: Taller de Gráfica Popular, Mexican, founded 1937

Día Internacional de la Mujer (International Day of the Woman)

1960

Lithograph

stone: 65.5 × 91 cm (25 13/16 × 35 13/16 in.)
Gift of Monroe E. Price, B.A. 1960, LL.B 1964, and Aimée Brown Price, M.A. 1963, Ph.D. 1972
2011.203.15
Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of International Day of the Woman on March 8, 1960, this poster depicts an alliance of Latin American women bound by their struggle for suffrage and other rights. Leading their charge is a young woman who marches triumphantly forward, her torch held high as if to suggest a bright future for her and for Mexico. The work doubles as a celebration of the right to vote, extended to all Mexican women in 1953.
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Mexican
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints - Posters
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2012.pdf (accessed December 21, 2012).

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