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Francisco Amighetti
Costa Rican (1907 - 1998)


Color lithograph
State: 17/51

15 3/4 in. x 23 1/2 in. (40.01 cm x 59.69 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2012.27.441
Other Number(s): 584 (Donor Number)
Geography: North and Central America, Costa Rica
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Woodcuts
Culture/Nationality: Costa Rican
Collection: Levine Collection

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  • Bible stories - Stories paraphrasing Biblical texts or closely based on Biblical events.
  • color wood engravings - Engravings featuring colors printed from end-grain wood blocks; they were mainly used in 1850 to 1900 for reproductive purposes and as such are often referred to as chromoxylographs.
  • color woodcuts - Woodcuts that incorporate color, usually through combining a series of blocks in precise registration that have been inked with individual hues and pressed onto one support.
  • nudity - The absence of clothing, leaving those parts of the body that, in the cultural traditions of the viewer, are usually covered, exposed to view.
  • violence - The use of physical force so as to kill, injure, damage, or abuse.
  • women - Refers to female human beings from young adulthood through old age.
  • woodcuts - Prints made using the process of woodcut, which is a relief process in which the design is cut into and printed from the plank side of a wood block; distinct from "wood engraving (process)," which is a relief process using the grain end of a wood block.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Conversations: Selected Works from the Jacqueline Koldin Levine ’46 and Howard Levine Collection , Sep 10, 2012 – Oct 14, 2012

  • Image Dimensions: 15 3/4 x 23 1/2 in. (40.005 x 59.69 cm)

Bibliography List
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
  • Brian Wallace and Joelle Collins. "Conversations," Mirabile Dictu: The Bryn Mawr College Library Newsletter 15 (Fall 2012): 5.

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