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General Pedro (Pedrón) Altamirano
  • Armando Morales
    1927–2011
    born: Granada, Nicaragua ; died: Managua, Nicaragua ; active: Nicaragua, United States
  • General Pedro (Pedrón) Altamirano, 1993
  • La Saga de Sandino (The Saga of Sandino)
  • Where object was made: Nicaragua
  • color lithograph
  • Paper Type: Arches cover
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 704 x 525 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 27 11/16 x 20 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 762 x 558.8 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30 x 22 in
  • Gift of the Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, by exchange
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0126.07
Description

Group of men in military clothes are standing for a portrait. Three men are standing while one is kneeling in the bottom left corner holding a belt-fed machine gun. In the bottom right corner we see a small white dog sitting looking up at the men standing. Behind the figures are numerous houses and buildings. Center right is a small horse standing outside an entrance.