Growing up beside Chairman Mao

Zai Mao zhuxi shenbian chengzhang
Growing up beside Chairman Mao
ca. 1973
Renmin meishu chubanshe (人民美术出版社), Beijing
38.5x53.5 cm.

Mao teaching soldiers in Yan'an. He holds an exercise book (練習本), the text on the slate reads Fight Japan - Save China (打日本 - 救中国). The newly planted trees on the right my be seen as a metaphor.

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