A fabulous 1960s pictorial map promoting the emerging wines of California.

California Wine Land of America

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SKU: NL-01176 Categories: , Tag:
Cartographer(s): Amado Gonzalez
Date: ca. 1965
Place: San Francisco
Dimensions: 102 x 72.5 cm (40 x 28.5 in)
Condition Rating: VG+
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This is a spectacular, large-format pictorial map of California by famed San Francisco artist and muralist Amado Gonzalez. With stylistic flair, the map promotes the wines of California, illustrating various wine regions within the state, including of course Napa and Sonoma, but also lesser known growing regions like Cucamonga District outside Los Angeles.

Missions, rancheros, harvesters, wine tasters, and more are all illustrated with lively colors, as are famous landmarks and scenes from California history. The overall effect is a stunning piece of art ideal for prominent display.


Amado Gonzalez

Amado Gonzalez (1913 – 2007) was a muralist and portrait painter who studied at the California School of Fine Arts under the disciples of Siqueiros, Diego Rivera, and Orozco.

Condition Description

This colorful linen-backed vintage poster is in excellent condition. Minor separations at the bottom have been repaired by the linen-backing process.