Michoacán: Taller Martín Pescador, 2019. Illustrated by Artemio Rodriguez. Limited edition. Broadside. Broadside. (12 by 18 inches), finely printed letterpress by Juan Pascoe on heavy stock.
This superb example of fine printing features a linocut by Artemio Rodriguez showing the famed Mexican singer Isabel Vargas Lizano (known as Chavela), wearing her trademark jorongo.
Issued in commemoration of the centenary of her birth. Four decimas by renowned poets in her honor have been finely printed letterpress at the Taller Martín Pescador.
The 'decima' is a ten-line form of poetry generally consisting of four stanzas, forty lines, in an ABBAACCDCC rhyme scheme. The decimas on this broadside are addressed to her, warmly praising her talent. .
Limited edition, though the limitation is unknown to us.
In Spanish. Shipped carefully rolled.
. Fine. Item #21075