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El Mundo al Revés Prints
(The World Upside Down)
© Teresa Villegas 2011

no.6 El Perro En La Cama
Individual small print, 8.5" x 8" (21.6cm x 20.3cm)
Limited edition of 25 *

* listed as "Only 1 available" but there may still be more left in this edition. Just send me an email via the 'contact' link on this page.

Polymer Plate Relief, Archival inks, Archival Paper Stonehenge 250 gm.
Printed/Published by Master Printer Brent Bond of Santo Press, Scottsdale, AZ.

These black and white relief prints were inspired by an antique broadside print titled “El Mundo al Revés” a late 19th century, relief print I saw over 10 years ago while traveling through Spain. These old prints illustrated entertaining scenes showing the world’s natural order in reverse. They were popular in Germany and the low countries during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. One of the latent functions of these prints was to remind people of the proper order of things by showing them in reverse. There is very limited information as to the history of these prints, but the imagery and the concept stayed with me.

It wasn’t until recently that I was able to bring this print project to fruition. Interestingly enough, I also happened to be listening to an audio book titled “Eating Animals” by Jonathan Safron Foer, a book about the factory food industry of meat and their unethical treatment of animals.

This series is available for purchase in three different formats:

• One large print with 9 images, [26" x 25"]
Limited edition of 25
$900.00 ea. unframed - shipped safely in a heavy duty cardboard tube

• Individual small prints, [8.5" x 8"]
Limited edition of 25
$100.00 ea. unframed - shipped safely in a flat pkg.

• Clam Shell Box
Limited edition of 10
For the serious collector and literary follower of the writings by Ilan Stavans, a custom hand made clam shell box containing all 10 images accompanied with 10 text pages of fables, bilingual Spanish-English. [8.5" x 8" x 1"]

Now offering free shipping within the US

Please see more of my artwork here: www.teresavillegas.com

Relief Print, El Perro En La Cama, dog in bed, world upside down, animal rights lover, hand pulled


Only 1 available


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: polymer plate relief, archival inks, archival paper stonehenge 250 gm, mixed media
  • Only ships within United States.
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