Zhang Ding: XIN ZHONGGUO DE ERTONG. (The Children of New China). Beijing, n.d. (early 1950s) Colour woodblock print. 24x34 cm. Loose print.
GBP 800.00
Five children of the new China, suitably armed and intent in their purpose, drive out two 'imperialist running dogs', one American and one Japanese. Given that one of the children is astride the island of Taiwan, there may also be the message of liberating Taiwan.
The title of the print, the artist and Beijing are printed on the bottom blank margin of the print as per the characters given above.
Illustrated in Wang: Zhang Cai Tie Hong pp. 308-9.
Subjects: Woodcuts Propaganda
Available, as of: 12/02/2022
Was item 289 in printed List 202.
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