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Alfredo Ramos Martinez, Mexican, (1872–Nov. 8, 1946)
The Flower Vendors, 1946
Paint on Plaster
83 1/16 in. x 1182 11/16 in. (211 cm x 3004 cm)

Object Type: mural
Technique: Fresco
Credit Line: Scripps College, Claremont, CA
Accession Number: 46.2.1

Mural created using a technique loosely called fresco secco, in which a pigment mixed with a small amount of binder was applied to a dry intonacco layer (a layer of lime).

Object Description
The Martinez mural in the Margaret Fowler Garden at Scripps College was begun in 1946 and left unfinished at the time of the artist's death on November 8, 1946. The nine panels depict a grouping of female Mexican flower vendors.

Commissioned by Scripps College in 1946.

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