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Codex Espangliensis: From Columbus to the Border Patrol

A work made of accordion-folded illustrated book, letterpress printed in black and red from zinc photoengravings on mexican amatl paper lined with japanese shintengujo tissue; bound in a portfolio of amatl paper over board.

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  • A work made of accordion-folded illustrated book, letterpress printed in black and red from zinc photoengravings on mexican amatl paper lined with japanese shintengujo tissue; bound in a portfolio of amatl paper over board.

Date:

1998

Artist:

Enrique Chagoya (American, born Mexico, 1953)
Guillermo Gómez-Peña (American, born Mexico, 1955)
Bookwork by Felicia Rice (American, born 1954)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Ryerson and Burnham Libraries Special Collections

Artist

Enrique Chagoya

Title

Codex Espangliensis: From Columbus to the Border Patrol

Place

Santa Cruz (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1998

Medium

Accordion-folded illustrated book, letterpress printed in black and red from zinc photoengravings on Mexican amatl paper lined with Japanese shintengujo tissue; bound in a portfolio of amatl paper over board

Edition

Signed and numbered edition 37/45

Dimensions

23 × 29.1 × 3 cm (9 1/16 × 11 1/2 × 1 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Robert G. and Elizabeth M. Knight Endowment Fund

Reference Number

2023.3233

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