Compete for the right to participate in the all-union agricultural exhibition of 1950! Strictly observe!

Poster Number: PP 1062
Category: Agriculture
Poster Notes:

[On the book]: Agrotechnical Rules.
[On the bunch of wheat]: Showpiece for the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition.
The farmer is wearing the Order of the Hero of Socialist Labor.

Media Size: 34x24
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1949
Editorial Information: Editor A. Druzhkov
Technical Information on Poster: 2 P.L. M-302; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: A-07025
Catalog Notes: PP 1062 Agriculture b
Artist: Solov'ev, Mikhail Mikailovich — Соловьёв, Михаил Михайлович

Mikhail Mikailovich Solov'ev was born in Moscow. In 1930 he graduated from the advanced courses of the A.Kh.R.R. (Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia). While he began his professional career as a painter, from 1944 on, he exclusively designed posters. He was made a member of the Union of Soviet Artists in 1933. During the 1930s, Solov'ev worked together on posters and dioramas with the graphic designer Pavel Sokolov-Skalia.

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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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