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Gran Corrida Extraordinaria de Beneficencia Plasa de Toros de Madrid

Prieto, Manolo

Published by Madrid, 1956
Condition: Otherwise very good condition
From Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA (Garrison, NY, U.S.A.)

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Bull with bull fighter poster by famed Spanish artist Manolo Prieto. Prieto [1912 - 1991] was a Spanish painter and graphic designer. His work includes advertising for Iberia Airlines, novel covers (Edgar Rice Burroughs and many others) but his best known work is Toro de Osborne which has become an iconic symbol for the people of Spain. Against a gold background a brown bull with white/red/black banderillas at his shoulder faces the bull fighter. Bull fighter wears green chaquetilla adorned with gold flowers and white/red detail. The red muleta or cape the matador is holding is the backdrop for the text: 'Gran Corrida Extraordinaria de Beneficencia' in black. At the bottom another original poster is added with details of the bullfight (black text on gold): 'Plaza de Toros de Madrid. El. Jueves, 7 de Junio de 1956 se celebrara, si el tiempo no lo impide. con permiso de la Autoridad y bajo su presidencia, una Gran Corrida de Toros. Siete magnificos y bravos ejemplares, D. Antonio Urquijo, Excmo. Sr. Don Manuel Conde, Antonio Bienvenida, Manuel Vazquez, Cesar Giron. La corrida empezara a las seis y cuarto en punto de la tarde.' 26.5 x 56.5", heavy stock, 8 horizontal fold lines, vertical tear from top 12" repaired archivally, rubbed spot at left 4.5" from top. Slt. dusty at edges, otherwise very bright. A beautiful piece. Bookseller Inventory # 20769

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Title: Gran Corrida Extraordinaria de Beneficencia ...

Publisher: Madrid

Publication Date: 1956

Binding: Ephemera

Book Condition:Otherwise very good condition

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