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Collection Online as of March 5, 2024

Market Chichicastenango

Market Chichicastenango

(American, 1903–1984)
Sheet: 37.5 x 23 cm (14 3/4 x 9 1/16 in.); Image: 20.5 x 14.5 cm (8 1/16 x 5 11/16 in.)
© Mabel A. Hewit
Location: not on view


Santo Tomás Chichicastenango, a mountain town at an altitude of 6,447 feet, is 87 miles northwest of Guatemala City and is the commercial center of the Quiché region. Known for its traditional K’iche’ Maya culture, it is the site of a large market where vendors sell everything from animals and tools to handicrafts and flowers--a colorful outdoor spectacle that attracts natives and tourists alike.
  • Midwest Modern: The Color Woodcuts of Mabel Hewit. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (June 26-October 24, 2010).
  • {{cite web|title=Market Chichicastenango|url=false|author=Mabel A. Hewit|year=1956|access-date=05 March 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

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