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'The Cacti, Tequila Lotto'

Item # 40556

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Standing tall under the desert sun, cacti pine for the bottle of tequila in card 39 of Marina Pallares' exclusive interpretation of Mexico's lotería. It is a unique version of the classic bingo game featuring traditional images. The lotería. made its appearance in the second half of the 18th century, and it is still a favorite at schools, fairs, carnivals and festivals. "I grew up in Jalisco, known for the production of tequila from agave plants, and as a child I used to play lotería all the time. These two facts inspired me to create the 'Tequila Lotto' series," confides Pallares, who credits the influence of Leopoldo Méndez and José Guadalupe Posada in her work. She masters aquafortis and aquatint etching techniques to create this eloquent composition.

Titled "El cacto" in Spanish. Made in Mexico.

  • Arrives unframed
  • Limited edition
  • Signed by the artist
  • 5.9" W x 7.9" L
  • Weight: 0.32 oz
  • Ink on Liberon paper
  • Offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.

Ships directly from our partner office in Mexico. Please allow 1 to 3 weeks for delivery. This item is not available for express shipping and cannot be delivered to PO Boxes or APO/FPO.

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