Glory to our beloved motherland!

Poster Number: PP 214
Category: Youth
Poster Notes: [On trumpet banner] Be ready to keep struggling for the accomplishments of Lenin and Stalin!
Media Size: 35x27
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1950
Editorial Information: Editor B. Vorontsov
Technical Information on Poster: August 15, 1950; Publication No. 9144; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 2672; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: A06247
Catalog Notes: PP 214 Youth
Artist: Bri-Bein, Maria Feliksova — Бри-Бейн, Мария Феликсовна

Between 1910 and 1915, Maria Feliksovna Bri-Bein received artistic training at the Odessa College of Art under the tutelage of K.K. Konstandi. In 1924, she continued training in Moscow under the supervision of Ilya Mashkov. From 1917 to 1919, she was a member of TIURKH (Association of Southern Russian Artists) and was also a member of AKhRR (Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia) from 1926 to 1932.  Bri-Bein began to exhibit her works publicly in 1917.   Starting in 1930, she produced propaganda posters for the Soviet Government. In 1934, her poster, Narody SSSR (Peoples of the USSR) from 1932, won the first prize at the poster competition dedicated to the 10th commemoration of the death of Vladimir Lenin.

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Printer: 3rd Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian) Typography Workshop of Glavpoligrafizdat, Moscow — 3-я Типография Красный Пролетарий Главполиграфиздата

The 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Typography Workshop of Glavpoligrafizdat was located at 16 Krasnoproletarskaia Street in Moscow. Glavpoligrafizdat (Main Administration for Matters of Polygraphic Industry Publishing and Book Selling) was a state-owned trust created in 1949 to oversee printing, publishing and book selling in the USSR. As a result of its formation, Ogiz (Association of State Book and Magazine Publishers), the entity previously administering state publishing, was dissolved and the 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Typography became a contract printer for Glavpoligrafizdat.

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Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow — Искусство, Москва

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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