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Ancient Witch (Hechizera Antigua)

20th century
765 x 565 mm (30.1 x 22.2 in.)

José Luis Cuevas, Mexican, b. born 1934

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph printed in yellow, brown, and brown-black inks on white Arches paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Series: from set Homage to Quevedo
Edition: 49/100; printed by Collector’s Press, San Francisco, 1969
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower right: “Cuevas”; lettering in border of medallion reads “VIDA” (Life) repeated
Bibliography: Cat. no. 165.
Credit Line: Gift of Walter E. Donaghy (BA Wesleyan 1963), 1982
Accession Number: 1982.38.5

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  • literature (writings)
  • magic - Study and practice of ritual activities intended to control or influence human or natural events through the invocation of external and impersonal mystical forces beyond the ordinary human sphere; typical ritual activities include the manipulation of special objects and the recitation of spells. [October 1994 scope note added; related term added.]
  • occult sciences - Range of studies, theories, and practices involving a belief in and knowledge or use of supernatural forces or beings, the goal of practice being the manipulation or subversion of natural laws to achieve some desired purpose. [November 1994 related term added. October 1994 scope note added; lead-in terms added; alternate term added. July 1994 related term added. January 1994 related term added.]
  • witches - Those who practice witchcraft. [October 1994 descriptor added.]

  • sheet Dimensions: 765 x 565 mm (30.1 x 22.2 in.)

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