1930 Print Holi Festival India Portrait Men Paint Powder Spring Tradition XGGB6

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This is an original 1930 black and white halftone print of three men at the Holi Festival in India. The festival welcomes in the spring and says farewell to the winter. Originally, it commemorated good harvests and fertile land and consists of throwing colored paint, or powder, at one another in a joyful celebration.

CONDITION

This 81+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.5 x 4.5 inches; 17 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: landscape, religion, historic

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