1917-1954 Glory to the motherland of October!

Poster Number: PP 195
Category: Revolution
Media Size: 39x27.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1954
Editorial Information: Editor M. Sergeeva.
Technical Information on Poster: June 15, 1954. Publication No. 873. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order No. 288-D. Price 1 ruble.
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh02142.
Catalog Notes: PP 195 Revolution b
Artist: Viktorov, Valentin Petrovich — Викторов, Валентин Петрович

Valentin Petrovich Viktorov was a prolific poster artist, illustrator and graphic designer. From 1927 to 1931, he studied at the Moscow State Technical School of Fine Arts in Memory of the 1905 Revolution (A.K.A. Moscow Institute for the Decorative and Applied Arts). During the 1920s, he became a member of AKhRR (Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia). His poster-designing career commenced in the 1930s and continued until his death in 1981.

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Printer: Printing plant named for Dunaev —

Evlampii Aleksandrovich Dunaev (1877-1919) was assistant chairman of the Soviet of Nizhny Novgorod and a member of its presidium. He also was a Bolshevik member of the municipal duma. In the period immediately following the Russian Revolution, Dunaev worked in the provisioning committee and in the Nizhny Novgorod Council of the Economy. He reportedly died from typhus.

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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".

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