Posada & Manilla: Illustrations for Mexican Fairy Tales

Posada Manilla Illustrations for Mexican Fairy Tales The second half of the nineteenth century was famously a golden age for children s literature in Mexico as well as in North America and Europe Jose Guadalupe Posada and Manuel Manilla

  • Title: Posada & Manilla: Illustrations for Mexican Fairy Tales
  • Author: Mercurio Casillas José Posada Manuel Manilla
  • ISBN: 9788415118510
  • Page: 380
  • Format: Paperback
  • The second half of the nineteenth century was, famously, a golden age for children s literature in Mexico as well as in North America and Europe Jose Guadalupe Posada 1851 1913 and Manuel Manilla 1839 1895 are the two leading icons of children s illustration in Mexico, and together they developed a huge body of engravings and illustrations for cheap, ephemeral, pennyThe second half of the nineteenth century was, famously, a golden age for children s literature in Mexico as well as in North America and Europe Jose Guadalupe Posada 1851 1913 and Manuel Manilla 1839 1895 are the two leading icons of children s illustration in Mexico, and together they developed a huge body of engravings and illustrations for cheap, ephemeral, penny press collections of Mexican fairy tales In the early part of the last century, these fragile publications once so ubiquitous and loved received scant attention, until they were brought to a wider audience in the 1930s by the French artist Jean Charlot who encountered them while visiting Diego Rivera Published on the 100th anniversary of Posada s death, Illustrations for Mexican Fairy Tales gathers these vibrantly colorful works by both artists for the first time, many of which were done for the famous Mexican penny press publisher Antonio Vanegas Arroyo Affordably priced, and with a wealth of color reproductions throughout, this extremely giftworthy collection includes a facsimile reprint of one of Posada s most beautiful and acclaimed booklets as well as an essay by the respected curator, collector and writer Mercurio Lopez Casillas.

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    One thought on “Posada & Manilla: Illustrations for Mexican Fairy Tales

    1. David

      What a fun and beautiful look book on Mexican children fairytales illustrated by Manuel Manilla and José Guadalupe Posada. Who knew that the guy who made famous the images of The Day of the Dead illustrated children's books?It does feel more like an art book rather than a book for children. The blood and gore images would not be appreciated in Canada but does shine a light on the idea that children stories were meant to frighten them into good behavior. Those images will do it. As an art book, [...]

    2. Ernest Hogan

      Fantastic imagery from a non-Anglo culture, for children. Links to the Middle Ages, leading the way to comics and visual pop culture, children's literature and magic realism.

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