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Poster Number: PP 084
Category: Military
Poster Notes: On the certification of the military order: "For excellent results in military and political training for enlisted men. Service recognition for the soldiers of the second rifle unit. Colonel of the regiment."
Media Size: 37.5x27.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1947
Editorial Information: Editor P. Piskunov
Technical Information on Poster: Publication No. 7434; D 01; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: A 13549
Catalog Notes: PP 084 Military
Artist: Koretskii, Viktor Borisovich (Koretsky, Victor) — Корецкий, Виктор Борисович
Of the noted photomontage poster artists Viktor Borisovich Koretskii stands out as one of the most iconic. Koretskii attended the Moscow Secondary School of Professional Art from 1921 to 1929. He began working as a professional graphic designer in 1931 and immediately gained recognition in the Soviet Union. Koretskii perfected his own technique of photomontage using a combination of photographs and pencil drawings topped with gouache -- a mixture of pigments, water and a binding agent. The artist’s ...
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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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