Artist Diego M. Rivera, Mexican, 1886-1957
  • The Upperdogs in Mexico City
Date between 1886 and 1957
Medium brush and black ink, watercolor, gouache, and collage over traces of graphite pencil on dark buff laid paper attached to another sheet of dark buff paper
Dimensions Sheet: 24 inches × 19 1/8 inches (61 × 48.6 cm)
Mount: 31 3/8 × 24 7/8 inches (79.7 × 63.2 cm)
Mat: 32 × 26 inches (81.3 × 66 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Leah Brenner Trust
Accession Number 2004.87
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in black ink, upper left: Diego Rivera.
Marks Watermark: JCA France (in cursive script) INGRES
Inscriptions Inscribed, in green watercolor, highlighted in red watercolor, as part of the image running diagonally, from upper left to lower right: the upper dogs in Mexico City.
Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, lower left: THIS PAPER HAS BEEN | DEACIDIFIED DURING CONSERVATION | OF COLLAGE. 22 JUNE '80 J.G.
Leah Brenner (San Antonio, Texas, USA);
2004-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)