Portrait of a Woman

about 1938
Celia Calderón (Mexican, 1921–1969), Published by Taller de Grafíca Popular (Mexico City, 1937–about 1957)


Sheet: 53.9 x 40.6 cm (21 1/4 x 16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Color lithograph on cream wove paper Printed at the Taller de Grafica Popular

Not On View



Artist’s actual name: Celia Calderón de la Barca
Printed at the Taller de Grafica Popular, Mexico


Signed in pencil, l.r.


Signed in l.r.


By about the 1950s, probably given by the artist to Electra Arenal de Rodriguez, and her husband, Marcial Rodriguez (d. 2015), New York and Mexico City; 2015, by inheritance from Marcial Rodriguez to his second wife, Francine Rodriguez; 2015, gift of Francine Rodriguez to Tobey Moss (dealer), Los Angeles; 2017, sold by Tobey Moss to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 24, 2017)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jo-Ann Pinkowitz