Alberto Beltán, El Gran Guerrillero Francisco Villa (The Great Guerrilla Francisco Villa), 1947
Alberto Beltán, El Gran Guerrillero Francisco Villa (The Great Guerrilla Francisco Villa), 1947

This 1947 portfolio contains 85 linocuts by 16 artists of the Taller de Gráfica Popular (TGP), a graphic art collective founded in Mexico City in 1937. The prints depict scenes from Mexican history from the 1870s to the 1940s, concentrating on the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920), as well as representations of the social and civil injustices suffered under the dictatorship of President Porfirio Díaz (1876-1911).