Our forces are uncountable!

Poster Number: PP 347
Category: World War II
Poster Notes: The statue in the background is located on Red Square, Moscow. It is the Monument to Minin and Pozharsky who helped assemble an all-Russian volunteer army to rid the forces of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth during the 1600s.
Media Size: 35.5x25.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1941
Editorial Information: Editor L. Chetyrkin.
Technical Information on Poster: July 8, 1941. Publication 5255. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Price 1 ruble.
Glavlit Directory Number: A40511
Catalog Notes: PP 347 World War II
Artist: Koretskii, Viktor Borisovich (Koretsky, Victor) — Корецкий, Виктор Борисович
Of the noted photomontage poster artists Viktor Borisovich Koretskii stands out as one of the most iconic. Koretskii attended the Moscow Secondary School of Professional Art from 1921 to 1929. He began working as a professional graphic designer in 1931 and immediately gained recognition in the Soviet Union. Koretskii perfected his own technique of photomontage using a combination of photographs and pencil drawings topped with gouache -- a mixture of pigments, water and a binding agent. The artist’s ...
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Printer: Gudok Typography Workshop, Moscow — Типография Гудок, Москва
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Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad — Искусство, Москва-Ленинград
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