Mi Patria Sangra: Estampas de la Independencia de España
by Bardasano Baos, José & Marcelo de Lirba
3 pp. introductory text on Bardasano, "pintor del pueblo", by Marcelo de Lirba, followed by 13 plates, some in color, depicting the graphic physical and emotional toll that war takes, each image captioned on facing page in Spanish, Catalan, French, and English, index of titles. Some slight toning. 4to. Orig. illus. wrpps., some soiling, minor loss to lower right corner of front cover. N.p. (Barcelona) (PAC - Publicacions Antifeixistes de Catalunya) n.d. (circa 1930s). José Bardasano Baos was a Spanish painter who worked as an illustrator for various Spanish newspapers and magazines, including El Socialista, a weekly newspaper published by the PSOE (Partido Socialista Obrero Español). In 1929, he was named artistic director of the Rex advertising agency. During the war he founded and directed the Gallofa workshop, an extension of the Juventudes Socialistas Unificadas, and became well-known as a propaganda and poster artist. After the war he moved with his family to Mexico, where he helped to found the Círculo de Bellas Artes de México. As of August 2016, WorldCat locates four holdings in North America.
(Inventory #: 48553)
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