Under the rule of Stalin – Forward to a new blossoming of our motherland!

Poster Number: PP 167
Category: Stalin
Media Size: 49x35
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1946
Editorial Information: Editor P. Piskunov.
Technical Information on Poster: July 18, 1946. Publication No. 7236. Volume 2 sheets of paper. Order No. 271/298. Price 2 rubles.
Glavlit Directory Number: A 09622
Catalog Notes: PP 167 Stalin b; Sister poster PP 642
Artist: Golub’, Petr Semenovich — Голубь, Петр Семенович

Petr Golub' attended the Moscow Institute of Fine Arts and graduated in 1938. His final work there was a large painting executed in gouache, The Dance of the Collective Farm Workers. Upon graduation, he permanently settled in Moscow. In 1944, he began to professionally participate in exhibitions; the first of such took place in Orenburg. He worked mainly as a poster artist but contributed illustrations as well to the journal Ogonek [Flame] (1947-1948) and he also produced a number of portraits. He became a member of the Communist Party in 1943.

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Artist: Chernov, A. — Чернов, А.
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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