Agriculture for the Seven-Year Plan - 1,000,000 Tractors!

Poster Number: PP 1065
Category: Agriculture
Poster Notes: The tractor model illustrated on the poster is an MTZ-5M produced during the late 1950s at the Minsk Tractor Works.
Media Size: 35x24
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1959
Editorial Information: Editor Ia. Marinenko
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved for printing] March 18, 1959; Publication No. 1-58; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 139; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh01260
Catalog Notes: PP 1065 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.

Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat —

The Kalinin Poligrafkombinat was located at 5 Lenin Ave. (formerly Voroshilov Street) in Kalinin (now known as Tver), a city northwest of Moscow. Poligrafkombinat is the portmanteau word for "printing plant". Throughout its existence, the name of this printing plant changed depending on the various state-owned trusts that handled its management.

Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow —

Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".