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Don’t let the fascists escape – destroy the enemy in his lair!

Poster Number: PP 870
Category: World War II
Poster Notes: A battle scarred sign reads “Unter den Linden”, the major thoroughfare in Berlin, Germany thus suggesting the final push to end the war. While this poster was published in January '45, Berlin fell to the Soviets that May.
Media Size: Please inquire
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1945
Editorial Information: Editor E. Pavolotskaia
Technical Information on Poster: [Submitted] from January 24, 1945. Publication No. 6642. Size 1/2 sheet. Order 299. Price 1 ruble, 50 kopeks.
Glavlit Directory Number: A 14016
Catalog Notes: PP 870 WWII b
Artist: Koretskii, Viktor Borisovich (Koretsky, Victor) — Корецкий, Виктор Борисович
Of the photomontage poster artists of the 20th century, Viktor Borisovich Koretskii stands out as one of the most iconic. His prolific career in the Soviet Union began in the 1930s and ended in the 1980s, and his unique artistic style influenced generations of graphic artists. From 1921 to 1929, Viktor Koretskii attended the Moscow Secondary School of Professional Art, and by 1931 he was working as a professional graphic designer. Koretskii perfected his own technique of photomontage ...
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Printer: Typography Workshop named for I.V. Stalin of "Pravda" Newspaper, Moscow —
Pravda means "Truth"
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Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad — Искусство, Москва-Ленинград
Iskusstvo was the Art Publishing House (A.K.A. Visual Arts Publishing) that was created in 1936 from Ogiz-Izogiz (State Art and Literature Publishing House). It disseminated books and journals dealing with graphic design and the fine arts, and it issued numerous posters. Since the Iskusstvo banner was part of the State Printing Works in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) and Moscow, its two main offices were located in those two cities.
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