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Work with fighting tenacity so that the collective farm becomes advanced! For honest work, the reward awaits: prosperity, glory and honor!

Poster Number: PP 073
Category: Agriculture
Poster Notes: Poster's slogan is likely a paraphrase of Stalin's remarks at the 1933 First All-Union Congress of Collective Farm Shock Brigade Workers; the poster's image is the artist's 1948 painting, "Stalin rewards heroes in the Georgievsky Hall of the Kremlin" and the farmers are wearing the "Order of Lenin", the highest civilian decoration in the USSR.
Media Size: 37.5x27
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1948
Editorial Information: Editor P. Piskunov.
Technical Information on Poster: 2 sheets of paper. KR. 89. Price 1 ruble.
Glavlit Directory Number: A-10979.
Catalog Notes: PP 073 Agriculture
Artist: Karpovskii, Naum Pavlovich — Карповский, Наум Павлович
Naum Pavlovich Karpovskii was a noted Soviet painter and a graphic artist from Kharkov. Until 1941, he lived and worked in Kharkov but during World War II, he moved to Alma-Ata (Almaty), the capital of the Kazakh SSR. From 1925 to 1931, Karpovskii studied at the State Art Institute of Kharkov where he later served as an instructor. By the 1930s, he was designing political posters. When the threat war loomed over the Soviet Union during the late 1930...
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Printer: Printer not indicated —
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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