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

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Kal’manson, Mikhail Sergeevich
Кальмансон, Михаил Сергеевич
Born (date and location unknown); died c. 1924, Moscow?, USSR

Mikhail Sergeevich Kal'manson was a Moscow-based artist who designed film posters as his main line of graphic work. He also was the owner of a lithographic workshop as noted in Soviet publications from 1919. He was married and had at least two children as indicated in a source about publishing in the Soviet period.

Posters by Kal'manson are held in the repositories of the Russian State Library in Moscow and in the Museum of Political History of Russia in Saint Petersburg.

Sources & Citations

Kresina, L.M. (2009). Culture and power from Stalin to Gorbachev: publications of literature in the RSFSR in 1919-1924. E.A. Dinershtein Comp. Moscow: ROSSPEN.
Butnik-Siverskii, B. S. (1960). Sovetskii plakat epokhi grazhdanskoi voiny, 1918-1921. Moskva: Izd-vo Vses. knizhnoi palaty. Poster number 486.