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Angus McBride
Victoriano Huerta (Original)

Victoriano Huerta (Original) by Angus McBride at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: McBrideDictator (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Angus McBride (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 8" x 7" (210mm x 175mm)
Date: 1972

This is the original Gouache painting by Angus McBride.

Victoriano Huerta was dictatorial president of Mexico, whose regime united disparate revolutionary forces in common opposition to him.

Though an admirer of dictator Porfirio Díaz, General Victoriano Huerta served his successor, Francisco Madero. When part of the army in Mexico City rebelled against Madero, Huerta joined the rebels, compelled Madero to resign and assumed the presidency, establishing a military dictatorship.

His rule was repressive, and he was almost immediately confronted with opposition, which drove him out. During his time in power he conducted much of his business in bars surrounded by his toadies.

Original painted art from Look and Learn issue 529 published 4th March 1972.


Price:  135.00
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Angus McBride

Angus McBride