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Stalin is leading us to victory

Poster Number: PP 631
Category: Stalin
Media Size: 32x25
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1944
Editorial Information: Editor Z. L. Doctorov
Technical Information on Poster: No. 2840; Order No. 3170; Price 5 rubles
Glavlit Directory Number: MO50104
Catalog Notes: PP 631 Stalin b
Artist: Serov, Vladimir Aleksandrovich — Серов, Владимир Александрович
Vladimir Aleksandrovich Serov was a painter, poster artist and illustrator who primarily worked in the Socialist Realism aesthetic. Born in a small town situated on the Volga River; Serov graduated from InPII (Institute of Proletarian Visual Arts) in Leningrad (St. Petesburg). He went on to perform his post-graduate work at InZhSA (Institute of Art, Sculpture and Architecture) -- the successor institute to InPII where he served as an instructor there from the 1930s until the 1960...
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Printer: Leningrad Union of Soviet Artists (LOSSKh) — Ленинградское отделение союза советских художников (ЛОССХ)
During the early 1930s, professional painters in the USSR were organized into the Union of Soviet Artists. The main union had regional and local branches and one of them was the Union of Artists of Leningrad (LOSSKh). It was established in 1932 as a creative and artistic union composed of artists as well as art critics. The noted painter Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin (1878-1939) was elected its first chairman. The Leningrad branch also had an experimental lithographic workshop ...
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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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