The Benson Latin American Collection

Pedro Puerta Art Prints, 1981

Descriptive Summary

Creator Puerta, Pedro
Title Pedro Puerta Art Prints
Dates: 1981
Abstract Three art prints by Peruvian artist Pedro Puerta.
OCLC Record No. N/A
Extent 3 prints
Language Spanish
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Pedro Puerta was a Peruvian artist in the northern city of Trujillo. His art used mythological motifs from the Mochica pyramids, buildings, and pottery. He made prints on paper and cloth at his home print shop.

Scope and Contents Note

Three framed prints from Peruvian artist Pedro Puerta reflect the Mochica Indian culture of the artist's home. The prints were donated to the Institute of Latin American Studies by George Eckrich and Liliana Valenzuela.


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Index Terms

The Pedro Puerta Art Prints are classified under the following Subject Headings in the University of Texas Libraries catalog:
Mochica Indians--Pictorial works

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Pedro Puerta Art Prints, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.

Box and Folder Inventory

List of Prints

1. "Hombre - Camarón Mochica," 1981
2. "Pesca Ritual Rítmica Mochica," 1981
3. "Miscelanea Mochica," 1981