Día Internacional de la Mujer (International Day of the Woman) Artist: Mercedes Quevedo (Mexican, born United States, 1914–2001)
Artist: Porfirio Salinas (American, 1910–1973)
Publisher: Taller de Gráfica Popular (Mexico City, founded 1937)

1960

Prints and Drawings

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.

Medium

Lithograph

Dimensions

stone: 65.5 × 91 cm (25 13/16 × 35 13/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Monroe E. Price, B.A. 1960, LL.B 1964, and Aimée Brown Price, M.A. 1963, Ph.D. 1972

Accession Number

2011.203.15

Geography
Culture
Period

20th century

Classification
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Bibliography
  • "Acquisitions," https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2012.pdf (accessed December 21, 2012).
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Object/Work type

figures (representations), lithographs, political art

Marks

Nothing on verso

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