Helen Hyde (American, 1868-1919) A Mexican Coquette, 1912
Sale No: 127, Lot No: 481
Helen Hyde (American, 1868-1919) A Mexican Coquette, 1912 color woodcut signed and numbered lower edge of image titled and dated in pencil lower margin signed in plate left side Copyright, 1912, by Helen Hyde 10 1/8″ x 10 1/8″
Literature: Mason, Tim, and Lynn Mason, Helen Hyde: American Print-makers, A Smithsonian Series, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991, pp. 25-26 and 55 (illustrated)
Catalog Note: Mason and Mason note that A Mexican Coquette and another work of Hyde’s, An Interlude, 1912, were inspired by the old town of San Ángel, which was originally southwest of Mexico City and has since been absorbed within the sprawling capital’s boundary.