Glory to our Armed Forces!

Poster Number: PP 236
Category: Stalin
Poster Notes: Next to Stalin appears to be Nikolai Bulganin (1895-1975) the Minister of the Armed Forces and Deputy Prime Minister of the Soviet Union. In 1947, he became a Marshal of the Soviet Union, the highest military rank in the USSR.
Media Size: 37x26
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1949
Editorial Information: Editor A. Druzhkov
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved for printing] January 20, 1948; Publication No. 8613; Volume 1 sheet of paper; 2nd Print run; Order No. 5733; Price 1 ruble; [Printed at] 16 Krasnoproletarskaia Street
Glavlit Directory Number: A01038
Catalog Notes: PP 236 Stalin b
Artist: Pravdin-Rykhlov, Vladislav Grigor'evich — Правдин-Рыхлов, Владислав Григорьевич
Vladislav Grigor'evich Pravdin attended the Ogiz Printing Technical School in Moscow and began exhibiting professionally in 1938. In 1940, he graduated from the Moscow Fine Art Institute and upon graduation, lived and worked in Moscow. He joined the Grekov Studio of Military Art in 1943 and practiced there until 1969. One of his famous posters that typifies Stalinist-era Socialist Realist style is Rabotat' tak chtoby tovarishch Stalin spasibo skazal! [Work well so that Comrade Stalin would thank you!] (1949). The ...
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Printer: 3rd Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian) Typography Workshop of Poligrafkniga of Ogiz, Moscow — 3-я типография Красный Пролетарий Типография треста Полиграфкнига (ОГИЗа) при Совете Министров СССР, Москва
The 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Typography Workshop of the Poligrafkniga (Book and Magazine Printing) Trust of Ogiz (Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers) was located at 16 Krasnoproletarskaia Street in Moscow. The 3rd Krasnii Proletarii originated under the ownership of Ivan Kushnerev, a Russian entrepreneur who founded the Kushnerev & Company Printing Shop in 1869 in Moscow. In 1919, the printer was nationalized by the Soviets and consigned to the Printing Section of the Moscow Economic Council (...
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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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