Charles Barth Intaglio
This beautiful hand colored etching “Maya Days” is signed and numbered (2/15). It features a woman kneeling before a warrior offering up a child. It is easy to see why Barth cites Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and El Santo as key inspirations. The piece features bold primary colors and is quite captivating. It is framed in oak, matted behind glass with an engraved brass label.
Other pieces of Charles Barth’s work is in the permanent collection at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Des Moines Art Center and Na Bolom in San Cristobal, Chiapas, Mexico. The full story on this amazing Mexican-inspired artist is detailed in the book Charles Barth: A Kaleidoscope of Color, ISBN: 978-0-9819933-1-7