Your name saw this post on The ActiveRain Real Estate Network and thought it might be of interest to you. Please see the link below to review the post.
Book Smart | “Libro Smarto” the Elusive Cuban Spy
The original of this painting is currently on display in one of the most famous museums in
Cuba, the Museo Nacionalde Ballas Artes, known as the Cuban Art Museum.
The original oil, on linen was painted in the 1950’s under Castro’s regime, and has long been a
subject of a great deal of controversy. The man in the painting is believed to actually
be the elusive Cuban spy “Libro Smarto” who has been in hiding underground since the
Although the man in the painting has never been able to reveal his true identify,
there has been much speculation regarding his identity and present whereabouts.
During John F. Kennedy’s presidency, and the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis it is
believed that Libro Smarto was involved in covert operations with the CIA and played
a major role in negotiations during that time. Because of the sensitivity of those
negotiations and activities, he went underground shortly thereafter.
Prior to going underground, Libro Smarto led quite a flamboyant life and enjoyed
his notoriety immensely. It was also rumored that he was involved in a torrid love affair
with an unidentified Hollywood celebrity who was also linked to Fidel Castro at the time.
There were many rumors as to the identity of the famous American actress,
but sadly her ... more
Are you on The Rain? Grow Your Network!