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韶山  Sháoshān (Mt. Shao)
  • China
  • 韶山 Sháoshān (Mt. Shao), circa 1970
  • Life of Mao
  • Where object was made: China
  • industrial lithograph, flocking
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 169 x 248 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 5/8 x 9 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 194 x 270 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 5/8 x 10 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0016.02
Description

This image is a propaganda poster. Two tone portrait of Chinese man's head, top left. The head is visually floating above a group of buildings. Top right, text is visible in dark orange. In the foreground, on both sides, we see groupings of trees. The two colors being used within this image are, yellow and orange. The background is a gradation/blend roll of these colors.