Have you contributed your obligatory labor to the rebuilding of Leningrad?

Poster Number: PP 299
Category: World War II
Poster Notes: The booklet reads, "Executive Committee Of The Soviet Of Workers’ Deputies Of Leningrad City, Individual Booklet No. 48000 of a participant in the rebuilding of city infrastructure. Leningrad 1944".
Media Size: 36x25.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1944
Editorial Information: Editor V. M. Sokolov.
Technical Information on Poster: No. 2714. Price 4 rubles. Order 1887.
Glavlit Directory Number: M-02939.
Catalog Notes: PP 299 World War II b
Artist: Gorbunov (Esin), Petr Afanas'evich — Горбунов (Есин), Петр Афанасьевич

From 1927 to 1930, Petr Gorbunov attended Vkhutein (Higher Artistic-Technical Institute), formerly the Imperial Academy of Arts. Gorbunov began to exhibit professionally in 1936 and created such paintings as Lenin's Speech at a Finnish Train Station (1934; Novosibirsk Painting Gallery) and Partisans (1945), among others throughout his career. In addition to historical paintings, Gorbunov also produced a number of portraits. He was active as a poster artist, authoring such posters as Let's Transform the War with Imperialism into Civil War! (1917) and Did You Contribute to the Reconstruction of Leningrad? (1945). Petr Gorbunov became a member of the Communist Party in 1917.

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Printer: LT UN-9, Leningrad —

LT UN-9 is printing house No. 9 of the Publishing and Printing Department of the Executive Committee of the Leningrad City 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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