Lot 113: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. CONOZCA PRIMERO A VENEZUELA. Circa 1950s. 23x17 inches, 60x44 cm. Grabados Nacionales, Venezuela.

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October 27, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN CONOZCA PRIMERO A VENEZUELA. Circa 1950s.
23 3/4x17 1/2 inches, 60 1/4x44 1/2 cm. Grabados Nacionales, Venezuela.
Condition A.
One in a series of 1950s travel posters for Venezuela, encouraging tourists to "Know Venezuela First." Within this series are posters showing beautiful and exotic locales within the country and others highlighting the country's natural resources. Here, in what could well be described as the most surreal and unexplainable of them all, a giant hand is shown grabbing oil wells off of Lake Maracaibo.
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