Skip to content

Glory to the Motherland of October!

Poster Number: PP 036
Category: Revolution
Media Size: 34.5x24.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1956
Catalog Notes: PP 036 Revolution
Artist: Dobrov, Alexander Nikolaevich — Добров, Александр Николаевич
Artist: Reshetnikov, Boris Andreevich — Решетников, Борис Андреевич
Boris Andreevich Reshetnikov was a Soviet graphic artist. From 1946 to 1958, he studied at the Saratov Art School. In 1954, Reshetnikov graduated from the State Academy of Arts named for Teodors Zaļkalns in Riga, Latvian SSR. He went on to teach at the Latvian Academy from 1954 to 1956. It was also in the 1950s that he moved to Moscow. The artist began designing posters for Izogiz State Publishing by the mid-1950s. At Izogiz, Reshetnikov designed over f...
Read More About This Artist
Printer: 3rd Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian) Typography Workshop of Glavpoligrafprom, Moscow — 3-я типография Красный пролетарий Главполиграфпрома Министерства культуры СССР, 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).) It later became the 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Book Printing Plant when its location (at 16 Pimenovskaia ...
Read More About This Printer
Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow — Изогиз (Государственное издательство изобразительного искусства), Москва
The history of IzoGiz begins with the formation of Ogiz, the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. In 1930, the Sovnarkom of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic established Ogiz to centralize publishing under a monopoly in order to eliminate duplication of printed material, to streamline and control publishing production and its output, and to create a base for marketing books, training and technical manuals. In 1931, the Central Committee of the USSR ordered certain ...
Read More About This Publisher