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Collection of Five Chinese Posters from the Cultural Revolution

Origin China
Period 1950-1979
Materials paper
Dimensions
W. 36 in; H. 24 in; D. 0.2 in;
W. 91.44 cm; H. 60.96 cm; D. 0.51 cm;
Condition Fair. Some with minor losses on the edge as shown. General wear such as folding mark, spotting, stable tears are expected in posters of that age.
Creation Date 1970s
Description Five posters from Chinese cultural revolution era circa 1970s. Four depicts scenes from modern revolutionary opera, two with music scores and lyrics. Two from "the Story of Red Lanten", one from "The Red Female Army" and one from "Sha Family Village". Some with publication date and origin. These are from a New England Collection purchased directly in Beijing in the 80s. They are in a simple black poster frame. These stylized posters served as a wide range of propaganda during the cultural revolution in China.
For history and background as well as many similar posters, see" Chinese Posters: Art from the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution" by Lincoln Cushing and Ann Tompkins.
The size of the posters is 21" x 30". The measurement of the vertical frames is 24" W x 30" H; the horizontal frames 24" H x36" W.
Styles / Movements Asian Art, Color, Other
Incollect Reference Number 320377
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