Soldiers of the Russian Army! Victory is near! Strengthen your fierce attack against the Hitlerite invaders!

Poster Number: PP 369
Category: World War II
Poster Notes: Written on flag: "Guard"; Soldier is carrying what appears to be a PPD-34 Soviet submachine gun.
Media Size: 27x19
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1944
Catalog Notes: PP 369 World War II
Artist: Bubnov, Aleksandr Pavlovich — Бубнов, Александр Павлович

Aleksandr Pavlovich Bubnov began his career in an art school in Atkarsk, Russia during the 1920s. When the school was closed due to the Russian Civil War, he continued his studies in the private studio of his teacher, N.I. Fedorov. In 1926, he moved to Moscow and enrolled in VKhUTEIN (Higher Art and Technical Institute) and during that time he became an active member of AKhRR (Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia).

Printer: Iskusstvo Publishing House Lithography Workshop, Moscow —

Iskusstvo means "Art"

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.