Give a helping hand to our Ukrainian and Belorussian brother nations – Our holy obligation!

Poster Number: PP 003
Category: World War II
Poster Notes: Poster is in Ukrainian language
Media Size: 39x27.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1939
Editorial Information: Editor M. Ioffe. Technical Editor I. Kabanov.
Technical Information on Poster: Submitted for production and approved for printing September 23, 1939. Standard format 62 x 92-Volume 1 sheet of paper. Iskusstvo No. 4466. Index P-10. Price 70 kopeks. Order No. 2836. Printed on an intaglio rotational printing machine at “Gudok” Typography Workshop. Moscow, 7 Stankevich Street.
Glavlit Directory Number: A-18135
Catalog Notes: PP 003 World War II b
Artist: Ivanov, Viktor Semenovich — Иванов, Виктор Семёнович

Viktor Ivanov attended Moscow Secondary Professional Art School from 1926 to 1929. In 1928, he took classes at a studio of Dmitrii Kardovskii and, from 1929 to 1933, he continued his education at the Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture affiliated with the Russian Academy of Arts in Leningrad. Viktor Ivanov began to work for the central publishing house Ogiz-Izogiz in 1931 where he achieved acclaim as a graphic designer with a concentration in poster development. Ivanov began to exhibit professionally in 1934.  He contributed to the TASS (Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union) Studios between 1941 and 1943 and created approximately nineteen posters for that entity.

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Printer: Gudok Typography Workshop, Moscow —

This printer was located in Moscow at 7 Stankevich Street. Gudok is the Russian word for whistle and this was also the name given to the railway industry newspaper in the Soviet Union.

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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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