Carlos Mérida, Guatemalan (active in Mexico), 1891 - 1985



Gouache on paper

Sight: 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm)

Sight: 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller



Place Made: Guatemala, Central America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, right center: Carlos / Merida / 1929

Course History

Latin American/Caribbean Studies 47.01/History 83.01, 20th Century Latin America, Thamyris Almeida, Winter 2023

Latino Studies 44.01, Latino Roots and Transitions, Thamyris Almeida, Winter 2023

Exhibition History

Gifts of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-July 11, 1976.

Virtual Space for Dialogue, 2018, Carlos Merida, From Mexico to Montmartre: 1912-1943, Marie-Therese (Motti) Cummings, Class of 2018, Levinson Intern, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.


Mrs. Frances Flynn Paine (1895-1980); sold to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), New York, August 18, 1932; given to present collection, 1935.

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