This print by José Guadalupe Posada probably began circulating as a leaflet that carried the following message: “From this famous hippodrome on the racetrack, not even a single journalist is missing. Death is inexorable and doesn’t even respect those that you see here on bicycle.”


  • Title: Calavera de los periódicos/ciclistas
  • Creator: José Guadalupe Posada
  • Date Created: 1910
  • Location Created: Mexico
  • Physical Dimensions: h 60, w 30 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil
  • Art Genre: Portrait
  • Art Movement: Baroque
  • Art Form: Painting
  • Support: Canvas
  • Depicted Person: Marshal Matthias von Schulenburg
  • Depicted Topic: Armour

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