Pencil Portrait by Antonio Bosano.
The quality of the prints are at a much higher level compared to the image shown on the left.
A3 Pencil Print-Price £45.00-Purchase
A4 Pencil Print-Price £30.00-Purchase
*Limited edition run of 250 prints only*
All Pencil Prints are printed on the finest Bockingford Somerset Velvet 255 gsm paper.
P&P is not included in the above prices.
The second wife of Juan Peron, Evita was given the official title of ‘Spiritual Leader of the Nation’ by the Argentine Congress before her death from cancer in 1952 at the age of 33 and even today, is still regarded as a national heroine.
Such is the desire amongst the many to denigrate the reputations of the famous few, the former first lady of Argentina has been accused in recent times of accepting Nazi treasures stolen from wealthy families during the Holocaust in return for using her country as a safe haven. According to a book published in 2011, Eva Peron and her husband, former president Juan Peron, kept quiet about the number of Nazis who were hiding out in Argentina after the Second World War. Among those who fled to the South American country was Adolf Eichmann, a key orchestrator of the concentration camps.
Ambitious, ruthless, untiring, clever and strikingly beautiful, Maria Eva Duarte de Peron had in large measure, many of the qualities needed to lift her in a dozen short years from obscurity to fame, wealth and power, on the unpredictable currents of Argentine political life. Offering sanctuary to war criminals directly involved in genocide is ‘something else’ again and may yet destroy her reputation in the eyes of future generations unless comprehensively repudiated. Time will indeed tell…