Mimi, November 2007
Artist: Elizabeth Catlett
Lithograph — linoleum cut on Iwami paper
8 x 10 inches/mounted to 15 x 16 inch Somerset
Signed, dated, lower right; titled and annotated, lower left
Major African American sculptor who studied with artist Grant Wood in Iowa when she was young. Catlett also studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. She married Mexican artist Francisco Mora and made Cuernavaca, Mexico her home.
Her work is represented in many collections including MOMA, NYC and MOMA, Mexico, the Library of Congress and the Metropolitan Museum, NYC.