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Poster Number: PP 547
Poster Notes: The word peace is written in Russian, French, English, Spanish, Czech, Italian, German, Arabic, and Hindi.
Media Size: 41.5x31
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: c.1964
Editorial Information: Editor M. Iastrzhembskaia
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] December 4, 1963; Publication No. 1-270; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 1146; Price 10 kopeks.
Glavlit Directory Number: A10975
Catalog Notes: PP 547 Communist Culture b
Artist: Livanova, Vera Mikhailovna — Ливанова, Вера Михайловна
Vera Mikhailovna Livanova was a Soviet poster artist, painter and an easel artist. Born in Moscow, her father was a professor of Russian History. Livanova began her artistic studies at the Moscow studio of Countess Tatiana Lvovna Sukhotina-Tolstaia, a painter who was the second child of writer Leo Tolstoi. She continued her studies at the Moscow State College of Fine Arts in Memory of 1905, and from in 1928 to 1930, she studied in the theater department of ...
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Printer: 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop named for A. A. Zhdanov, Moscow — 1-я Образцовая типография им. А.А. Жданова
The 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop was named in honor of Andrei Alexandrovich Zhdanov (1896-1948), a Soviet military leader and a senior member of the Politburo who died in 1948. Reportedly, Andrei Zhdanov controlled the atomic espionage division of the USSR and he was Josef Stalin's closest confidant. Historically, the 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop began as the Sharapov-Sytin Partnerhip, a printing workshop formed before the Russian Revolution. Ivan Dmitrievich Sytin (1851-1934) was the son of a peasant. ...
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Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow — Изогиз (Государственное издательство изобразительного искусства), Москва
The history of IzoGiz begins with the formation of Ogiz, the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. In 1930, the Sovnarkom of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic established Ogiz to centralize publishing under a monopoly in order to eliminate duplication of printed material, to streamline and control publishing production and its output, and to create a base for marketing books, training and technical manuals. In 1931, the Central Committee of the USSR ordered certain ...
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