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The sun of freedom has shone through the storm and great Lenin lighted our way; Stalin has raised us to be loyal to the nation and encourages us to work and to heroism.

Poster Number: PP 122
Category: Stalin
Poster Notes: The words on this poster are a portion of lyrics from the Soviet national anthem.
Media Size: 45x29.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1947
Editorial Information: Editor A. Druzhkov.
Technical Information on Poster: Publication No. 7407. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order 348. Price 1 ruble. M 169.
Glavlit Directory Number: A13073
Catalog Notes: PP 122 Stalin
Artist: Koretskii, Viktor Borisovich (Koretsky, Victor) — Корецкий, Виктор Борисович
Of the photomontage poster artists of the 20th century, Viktor Borisovich Koretskii stands out as one of the most iconic. His prolific career in the Soviet Union began in the 1930s and ended in the 1980s, and his unique artistic style influenced generations of graphic artists. From 1921 to 1929, Viktor Koretskii attended the Moscow Secondary School of Professional Art, and by 1931 he was working as a professional graphic designer. Koretskii perfected his own technique of photomontage ...
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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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