上海(Shanghai). 上海書畫社.[Shanghai shu hua she]. 1977. 1st Edition, 1st Printing. Stock ID #157188
Large coloured Chinese propaganda poster, shows rapid developments around the agricultural base at Lake Tai in Jiangsu Province. Two lines of the poetic sentence 太湖盛开大寨花，鱼池春暖映朝霞 (The flowers of Daizhai are flourishing at Lake Tai; The morning glow is reflecting at the fish pond in warm spring) is written by the artist Cao Wen upper right margin. Chops upper and lower corners, a little hole lower section not affecting the image, tape repairs at corners and in the upper and lower margins in the centre have been repaired by tape which is now quite browned. This browning does not affect the image itself. 52.7 x 76.3cm. The watercolour image of the agricultural base is created under the influence of the "Learn from Dazhai in Agriculture" campaign in 1960s and 1970s of China. Cao Wen (1926 - ), a leading Chinese watercolour painter, member of China Artist Association. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 157188).