Vaccination, 1932

  • Diego M. Rivera, Mexican, 1886-1957

Charcoal and pigment over graphite on off-white wove paper

  • Framed: Sheet: 100 1/2 × 86 3/4 inches (255.3 × 220.3 cm)

Gift of the artist



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Disease
  • Medicine
  • Drawing (image-making)
  • Graphite
  • Charcoal
  • Pigment
  • Wove paper
  • Vaccination center
  • Scientist
  • Physician
  • Child
  • Drawing
  • Nurse
  • Detroit
  • Detroit
  • Sheep
  • Horse
  • Cow

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Watermark: KEUFFEL & ESSER Co. [curvy line] Paragon [curvy line] GERMANY REG. U.S. PAT. OFF

Inscribed: [various numeric inscriptions on edges, see Condition Report for details]


the artist, Diego Rivera; 1933-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Downs, Linda, and Ellen Sharp. Diego Rivera: A Retrospective. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1986, cat. no. 213 (fig. 170).

Rights Status

ARS represents the Bank of Mexico on Rivera and Kahlo’s works of art with a few exceptions. Our murals are one of the exceptions and they are in public domain when published in the United States.

Diego M. Rivera, Vaccination, 1932, charcoal and pigment over graphite on off-white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the artist, 33.41.