El Pollo, ca. between 1944 and 1953

  • Diego M. Rivera, Mexican, 1886-1957

Pen and black ink over graphite pencil on wove paper

  • Framed: Sheet: 10 1/2 × 8 3/8 inches (26.7 × 21.3 cm) Mat: 18 × 14 inches (45.7 × 35.6 cm)

Gift of the Leah Brenner Trust

2004.83

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Graphite
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Drawing
  • Guitarist
  • Diego rivera
  • Dog

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in black ink, lower left center: Diego Rivera

Inscribed, in black ink, identifying the various figures in the image, lower left: Julio Inscribed, lower center: El Pollo Inscribed, lower right center: The sleeping dog Inscribed, lower right: News | papers | vendor Inscribed, in pencil, verso, lower left: 15.77 Inscribed, lower right: 62.39.14.L

Provenance

Leah Brenner (San Antonio, Texas, USA); 2004-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Diego M. Rivera, El Pollo, ca. between 1944 and 1953, pen and black ink over graphite pencil on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Leah Brenner Trust, 2004.83.