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image of 1960 Chinese poster Defend our country, defend peace

Defend our country, defend peace

Regular price €236,95 Sale

Artist: Han Xiao

Year: 1960

Publisher: Yunnan People's Publishing House

Size (mm): 530x765

Condition: very good, light folds

In the style of the traditional menshen (door gods) pictures, which are pasted in pairs onto the doors of a house particularly during Chinese New Year, originally to keep spirits away and bring good fortune to the household. The subjects have been updated over time and are here replaced by figures more current to their date of production.