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¿Cómo, por qué y para qué se asesina a un general? (How, why and for what was the general assassinated?, poster for the film directed by Santiago Álvarez)

1971
Jorge Dimas González (Cuban, born in 1948), Published by ICAIC (Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos), Havana, Cuba


Dimensions

Sheet: 76.2 × 50.8 cm (30 × 20 in.)

Accession Number

2019.34

Medium or Technique

Poster, screenprint

Not On View

Classifications

Posters

Cuban film about the assassination of General Rene Schneider in Chile on October 25, 1970, during a kidnapping attempt by the CIA

Provenance

Between about 1969 and 2019, acquired by Sandra Levinson, Center for Cuban Studies, Cuban Art Space, New York [see note]; 2019, sold by the Center for Cuban Studies to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 20, 2019)

NOTE: This comes from a large group of posters assembled over five decades. Many were acquired in the 1970s by gift or purchase from the artist, printer, or publisher; others were purchased more recently on the market in Cuba.

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund