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Sandino en la montana

Accession Number
2011/1.96.1

Title
Sandino en la montana

Artist(s)
Armando Morales

Artist Nationality
Nicaraguan

Object Creation Date
1993

Medium & Support
lithograph on paper

Dimensions
22 3/8 in. x 30 1/8 in. ( 56.8 cm x 76.5 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of the Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin

Subject matter
Sandino en la montaña shows the famous Nicaraguan leader Sandino, who was known for leading the rebel movement against American involvement in Central America and the Nicaraguan government. The print is of General Sandino and a few of his men on horseback in the forest. The print is part of the series titled the The Saga of Sandino. Printed by Artegrafias Limitadas, it was later exhibited at the Museo Rufino Tamayo in Mexico City. Morales himself was awarded a medal of honor by the Sandinista government and was appointed a representative to UNESCO. 

Physical Description
Seven faceless men are shown on horseback riding through a jungle. They have weapons and a dog is leading their group.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
color print

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
Nicaraguan
jungles
men (male humans)
soldiers
wars