Diego Rivera: His Life and Times 1st Edition in Dust Jacket 1939 by Bertram D. Wolfe - Mexican Artist/Painter - Murals -


Title: Diego Rivera: His Life and Times

Author: Bertram D. Wolfe

Description: Stated First Edition. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on spine, blind stamped on front board. Brick-colored topstain. Dust jacket chipped at head and foot of spine; small chips at fore-corners; price clipped. DJ in clear archival sleeve. Color frontispiece and 167 b/w illustrations on 99 pages. Ten page partial bibliography. Index. xxxi, 420, xiv pp. 9.5 x 6.75 inches. The rear panel of the dust jacket features a 1927 self-portrait of Rivera which he drew for the author's wife, Ella Wolfe.

Diego Rivera (1886-1957) was a prominent Mexican painter and muralist. He married fellow Mexican artist Frido Kahlo in 1929.

Bertram David "Bert" Wolfe (1896-1977) was an American scholar and former communist, best known for biographical works. He was one of the founding members of the Communist Party of America in 1919. He lived in Mexico between 1923 and 1925 and where he was active in the trade union movement. He and his wife were friends of Rivera and Frida Kahlo. Later, during the Cold War, he became a leading anti-Communist.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf
Place: New York
Year: 1939

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: Mexican, artists, painters, biography, Frida Kahlo, murals, muralism,

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