Artist Diego M. Rivera, Mexican, 1886-1957
  • Mesa and Cacti
Date 1930
Medium watercolor over graphite or chalk on cream laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 12 1/2 × 19 inches (31.8 × 48.3 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 31.24
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in black ink, lower right: Diego Rivera. 30
Marks Watermark: Ingres Arches (FRANCE)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, upper right, verso: [possible illegible inscription]
the artist, Diego Rivera;
1931-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Arts and Crafts in Detroit. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1976, no. 236, p. 183 (ill.).

Bulletin of the DIA 12, no. 6, (1931): pp. 74-76 (ill.).

Diego Rivera. Exh. cat., California Palace of the Legion of Honor. San Francisco, 1930, no. 35 (ill.).

Downs, Linda, and Ellen Sharp. Diego Rivera: A Retrospective. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1986, no. 181 (fig. 140).