Portrait of Mexico. Fumiko Kondo, after Diego Rivera.

Portrait of Mexico.

[Berkeley, Calif.: Fumiko Kondo], 1937. Fumiko Kondo (1919-2011). Original ink drawing on handmade Whatman paper (watermarked 1933), a design for a dust jacket for Diego Rivera's Portrait of Mexico, published by Covici-Friede. Measures 10 x 21 inches unfloded. Printed signature and date written in pencil inside front flap, presumably in the artist's hand: "Fumiko Kondo / H.A. 6B / April 29, 1937". This was an assignment for an art class; on the verso the instructor has written: "Lettering too thin for the black & white masses". On the "spine" is written Kondo's grade for this drawing, a B-. Very light browning along folds. Item #12-0018

Price: $100.00

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