Latin America

  • Nfumbi Mpangui

    José Bedia. Cuban, Born 1959

    Nfumbi Mpangui, 2003

    Two-color lithograph printed on black Arches Cover paper

    Purchased with the Elizabeth Halsey Dock, class of 1933, Fund

    ID Number: SC 2007:5-4

  • Nature and the Artist: The Work of Art and the Observer

    Rufino Tamayo. Mexican, 1899–1991

    Nature and the Artist: The Work of Art and the Observer, 1943

    Fresco, remounted on muslin and panels

    Commissioned by Smith College in honor of Mrs. Dwight W. Morrow (Elizabeth Cutter, class of 1896)

    ID Number: SC 1943:8

  • Self-Portrait

    Diego Rivera. Mexican, 1886–1957

    Self-Portrait, 1941

    Oil on Canvas

    Gift of Irene Rich Clifford

    ID Number: SC 1977:63-1

  • The Knight of the Tiger, after a detail from The Battle of the Aztecs and Spaniards, from the fresco cycle History of the State of Morelos, Conquest and Revolution, Palacio de Cortés, Cuernavaca (1929-1930)

    Diego Rivera. Mexican, 1886–1957

    The Knight of the Tiger, after a detail from The Battle of the Aztecs and Spaniards, from the fresco cycle History of the State of Morelos, Conquest and Revolution, Palacio de Cortés, Cuernavaca, 1931

    Water-based paint on plaster fresco mounted on cement

    Purchased with the Winthrop Hillyer Fund

    ID Number: SC 1934:8-1

  • Hacha (Ritual Axe in Form of a Skull Topped with a Crest)

    Unknown artist. Mesoamerica.

    Hacha (Ritual Axe in Form of a Skull Topped with a Crest), c. 600-900 CE

    Stone

    Purchased

    ID Number: SC 1935:9-1

  • Woman Carrying a Bowl

    Unknown artist. Nayarit, Mesoamerica.

    Woman Carrying a Bowl, c. 600-1200 CE

    Burnished red terracotta with painted details

    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David Solinger

    ID Number: SC 1963:4

  • Untitled from Silueta Series in Mexico

    Ana Mendieta. American, born Cuba, 1948–1985

    Untitled from Silueta Series in Mexico, 1976 (printed in 1991)

    C-print

    Purchased with the Janice Carlson Oresman, class of 1955, Fund and the Josephine A. Stein, class of 1927, Fund, in honor of the class of 1927

    ID Number: SC 2001:22-2