Jack the Ripper


Series Title
Crime
Artist
José Luis Cuevas (Mexican, 1934 – 2017)
Date
may 2, 1968
Medium
Lithograph
Dimensions
Sheet/image : 22 7/8 x 29 7/8 in. (58.1 x 75.88 cm)
Mat : 30 x 36 in. (76.2 x 91.44 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of Armstrong De Graff International Fine Art
Object Number
2016.19.1.2

Label
Much of Jose Luis Cuevas’s work deals with social issues and relationships. This image comes from a larger portfolio of prints in which Cuevas reflects on criminality and society. The subject of this print is Jack the Ripper, a notorious but never identified serial killer who murdered at least five women in London in the late 19th century.

Object Type
Print