Illustration of a Beggar for ‘The City of Palaces’

This drawing of a beggar is one of twelve illustrations that Rivera made in 1936 for a book of Yiddish poetry entitled The City of Palaces written by the Polish-born, Mexican poet, Isaac Berliner.

Exhibited:
New York, Diego Rivera, Watercolors and Drawings,
Mary-Anne Martin/Fine Art, May 15 – June 28, 1985, illus. no. 18

Literature:
Raquel Tibol, Diego Rivera ilustrador, Mexico, 1986, illus. p. 233
Diego Rivera. Catálogo general de obra de caballete, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes Mexico, 1989, no. 1364,
p. 179