Two roosters fighting on a black background.
The scene can be considered a costumbrist one because for a long time cockfighting was considered a popular entertainment.
Alfredo Zalce was an artist involved in the Mexican art arte scene since 1930 until his dead working as painter, printmaker and sculptor. He gets involved in muralism, the "Taller de Gráfica Popular" (TGP) and teaching. Some common themes in his work are: Mexican countryside, animals and popular scenes.


  • Title: La pelea
  • Creator: Alfredo Zalce
  • Creator Lifespan: 1908 - 2003
  • Creator Nationality: Mexican
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Morelia, Mexico
  • Creator Birth Place: Pátzcuaro, Mexico
  • Date: 1995
  • Date Created: 1995
  • Physical Location: Mexico
  • Physical Dimensions: h34 x w31 cm (Complete)
  • Painter: Alfredo Zalce
  • Origin: Mexico
  • Art Exhibition: Bestiario, Museo de la Ciudad de Irapuato y Centro de las Artes de Salamanca, Guanajuato, 2013
  • Provenance: Fundación Universidad de las Américas Puebla
  • Type: Printmaking
  • Rights: Fundación Universidad de las Américas Puebla
  • External Link: Fundación Universidad de las Américas Puebla
  • Medium: Engraving

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