Let’s sow our native fields wonderfully well!

Poster Number: PP 496
Category: Agriculture
Poster Notes:

The farmer is likely a war veteran as he is wearing a military issue telogreika padded jacket. The tractor is a Stalinets model 65 ( S-65) with a modified cabin. The S-65 was built by the Chelyabinsk Tractor Factory.
[On the book] Plan for spring sowing 1946
“Luch” [Beam of Light] Collective Farm

Media Size: 37.5x27
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1946
Editorial Information: Editor P. Piskunov
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] March 1, 1946; Publication No. 6977; Volume 1 sheet of paper; L.M. 309; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: A 03567
Catalog Notes: PP 496 Agriculture
Artist: Alferov, Iuri — Алферов, Юпий
Printer: Printer not indicated —
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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