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Josef Vissarionovich Stalin

Poster Number: PP 479
Category: Stalin
Poster Notes: Josef Vissarionovich Stalin (1878-1953) was leader of the USSR from 1922 until his death in 1953.
Media Size: 28х20.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1940
Editorial Information: Editor V. Kulenkova. Technical Editor Ka….
Technical Information on Poster: Iskusstvo No. 488. Submitted for production and approved for printing August 10, 1940 Ind. P-20. Standard format 75 x 108 Volume [illegible] ….2nd Edition, Order No. 1278. Price [illegible]
Glavlit Directory Number: A 3146.
Catalog Notes: PP 479 Stalin
Artist: Panov, A. — Панов, А.
Printer: 3rd Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian) Typography Workshop of Poligrafkniga, Moscow — 3-я типография Красный пролетарий Полиграфкнига, Москва
The Krasnii Proletarii Workshop originated under the ownership of Ivan Kushnerev, a Russian entrepreneur who founded the Kushnerev & Company Printing Shop in 1869 in Moscow. When Kushnerev died in 1896, his printing operation was one of the largest in Imperial Russia. In 1919, the printer was nationalized by the Soviets and consigned to the Printing Section of the Moscow Economic Council (MSNKh).) It later became the 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Book Printing Plant when its location (at 16 Pimenovskaia ...
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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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