PAIR OF NIANHUA WOODBLOCK PRINTS: JIANSHE SHEHUIZHUYI & ZENGJIA NONGYE SHENGCHAN. (A Pair of New Year Prints: 'Construct Socialism' (L) & 'Increase Agricultural Production' (R)). N.p, n.d. (1950s) 2 original colour woodblock-printed New Year prints. 71x38 cm. Paper.
Pair of mirror-image 1950s New Year prints designed to be hung one on each panel of the double-panelled entrance door of a traditional Chinese dwelling. These prints combine traditional imagery with communist slogans. Good fresh colours and strong impressions. Text in Chinese. Two horizontal and one vertical crease from being folded up. Otherwise in good condition with just the occasional minor mark. Rare. Images available on request.
Subjects: Woodcuts Folk Art
Available, as of: 12/02/2022
Was item 235 in printed List 202.
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