An arduous journey scroll (six). Grasslands

Wan shui qian shan ping (liu). Caodi
万水千山屏 - (六)草地
An arduous journey scroll (six). Grasslands
1961, December
Shanghai renmin meishu chubanshe (上海人民美术出版社)
77x26.5 cm.

Crossing the grasslands in Northern Sichuan - actually a very dangererous area of marshes - took the Communists a week in August 1935. It is said that this stage of the Long March cost most lives, from exhaustion and malnutrition or by drowning.
Nr. 6 of the poster set An arduous journey.
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