Jin Meisheng, 1959The vegetables are green, the cucumbers plumb, the yield is abundant
Publisher: Shanghai People's Fine Arts Publishing House
(Offset, 77x53 cm., inv.nr. BG E11/992)
To promote the collectiviations in agriculture, several posters showing 'bountiful harvests' were published. In reality one crop failure followed the other, resulting in probably the worst famine in world history.
The poster shown here is a 1963 impression.