<em>Watercolor of a Fresco</em>, ca. 1930. Paper, watercolor, pencil, 19 1/4 x 23 3/4 in. (48.9 x 60.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 30.952.1 (Photo: , CUR.30.952.1.jpg)

Watercolor of a Fresco

Medium: Paper, watercolor, pencil

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1930

Dimensions: 19 1/4 x 23 3/4 in. (48.9 x 60.3 cm)


Accession Number: 30.952.1

Image: CUR.30.952.1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Watercolor of six Borgia Codex-style figures, one of which looks like it is swimming in a pool of water (the central figure). Colors are red, blue, yellow, grey and black, and the figures are outlined in black. This is probably a reproduction of one of the altar frescoes at the Tlaxcalan site of Tizatlán in Tlaxcala, Mexico. Condition: Fair; losses, tears and stains along the edges.

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