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Old Moscow, Pre-revolutionary Moscow, Soviet Moscow. Long Live Moscow!

Poster Number: PP 326
Category: Workers
Media Size: 29x22
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1947
Editorial Information: Editor E. Povolotskaia
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] June 27, 1947; Publication No. 7534; Order No. 311; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: A06874
Catalog Notes: PP 326 Wokers
Artist: Ivanov, Viktor Semenovich — Иванов, Виктор Семёнович
Viktor Semenovich Ivanov attended Moscow Secondary Professional Art School from 1926 to 1929. In 1928, he took classes at a studio of Dmitrii Kardovskii the Russian artist, illustrator and stage designer, and from 1929 to 1933, Ivanov continued his education at the Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture that was affiliated with the Russian Academy of Arts of Leningrad. In 1931, Viktor Ivanov began designing for the state publishing house Ogiz-Izogiz where he achieved acclaim as a prolific artist whose concentration ...
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Printer: Krasnii Oktiabr' (Red October) Confectionery Plant, Moscow — Литография кондитерской фабрики Красный Октябрь, Москва
The Krasnii Oktiabr' Confectionery Plant in Moscow was originally the Einem candy factory owned by Theodor Von Einem and later by Julius Heuss. Nationalized by the Soviets, the plant initially became the 1st State Confectionery Factory, and then Red October Confectionery in 1922. The confectionary operated its own printing department and during the 1920s; Alexander Rodchenko and Vladimir Maiakovskii (Soviet artists of the era) designed packaging for the confectionery. However, it was during the 1960s the ...
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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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