Accompanying you as you wander the gardens at the Getty Villa are 44 beings in bronze—animals, gods, satyrs, troubled philosophers, athletic youths crouched for action, wild-eyed old men with scraggly beards. These are replicas of ancient Roman sculptures commissioned by… More»
On this day in 1910, the Mexican Revolution began.
This postcard of Pancho Villa, known as “el centauro del norte” or centaur of the north, was widely circulated during his rise to fame as a dominant revolutionary force in northern Mexico.
General Francisco (Pancho) Villa, D. W. Hoffman, ca. 1912. Gelatin silver photographic postcard. The Getty Research Institute, 89.R.46