Poster Plakat A Collection of Posters from the Soviet Union and its Satellite Nations

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Eiges, Olga Viacheslavovna
Эйгес, Ольга Вячеславовна
Born 1910, Russian Empire, (location unknown); died 1996, Moscow, Russia

Olga Eiges graduated from the Moscow Institute of Fine Arts in 1939 where she studied under the tutelage of Aleksandr Deineka, Lev Bruni, and Vladimir Favorskii. From 1941-1945, she produced posters dedicated to the themes popular during WWII. In addition to her political posters, Eiges created posters for the Moscow circus, including advertising designs for the Soviet touring circus abroad. She produced portraits of famous circus performers, as well as sketches of the audiences. She also authored a series of lithographs. Her works are in the collections of the Museum of the Nikulin Moscow Circus in Moscow, The Russian State Library in Moscow, and in private collections.

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