Tender gift from Che Guevara, "with all the love of your dear warrior"

"Che" Guevara [i.e. Ernesto Guevara de la Serna], Marxist revolutionary, major figure of the Cuban Revolution (1928-1967). Autograph inscription signed ("Che").

No place, [circa 1960].

101 x 189 mm. Floral silk print in simple paper matte.


A loving gift from Che to his wife "Aleiducha" (i.e. Aleida March, b. 1936) on the occasion of the birth of their first child, a girl named Aleida, after her mother. March was a member of Fidel Castro's Cuban army, and an active combatant during the revolution. Che writes on the margins: "Para mi Aleiducha, por este día tan especial de engendra maternal eterno" and signs off "with all the love of your dear warrior" ("Con todo el amor de tu querido aguerrido"). Signed simply "Che".

Light staining and edgewear.