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Glory to the Liberators of Ukraine! Death to the German Invaders!

Poster Number: PP 903
Category: World War II
Poster Notes: The statue behind the soldier and the woman is the Bohdan Khmelnytsky Monument in Kiev, one of the city's symbols.
Media Size: 37x25.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1943
Editorial Information: Editor E. Povolotskaia
Technical Information on Poster: [Authorized on] 19 November 1943, Publication No. 6927; Size 1 large sheet; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: L 64416
Catalog Notes: World War II b
Artist: Shmarinov, Dementii Alekseevich — Шмаринов, Дементий Алексеевич
Dementii Alekseevich Shmarinov was a Soviet painter, graphic artist, muralist and a teacher. In addition, Shmarinov had a significant career as a book illustrator and poster artist. From 1919 to 1922, Dementii Shmarinov studied at the Kiev studio of Nikolai Prakhov and in Moscow, at the school-studio of Ksaverii Pavlovich Chemko from 1923 to 1928. From then on, the artist lived and worked in Moscow, and he labored mainly in the field of book graphics. Starting in 1927, Shmarinov began ...
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Printer: Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian), Moscow — Красный Пролетарий, Москва
The Krasnii Proletarii Workshop originated under the ownership of Ivan Kushnerev, a Russian entrepreneur who founded the Kushnerev & Company Printing Shop in 1869 in Moscow. When Kushnerev died in 1896, his printing operation was one of the largest in Imperial Russia. In 1919, the printer was nationalized by the Soviets and consigned to the Printing Section of the Moscow Economic Council (MSNKh). Around 1920, it was placed under the Poligrafkiniga (Book and Magazine Printing) Trust and was given ...
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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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