With our weapons we finished off our enemy by means of our labor we will get bread. Everyone to work, comrades!

Poster Number: PP 632
Category: Civil War
Poster Notes: [Top poster margin] Workers of all countries, unite!; [Middle margin] R.S.F.S.R.
Media Size: 32x25
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1920
Technical Information on Poster: No. 87
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B.S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 374, poster 2290
Catalog Notes: PP 632 Civil War
Artist: Kogout, Nikolai Nikolaevich — Когоут, Николай Николаевич
Nikolai Nikolaevich Kogout was one of the preeminent artists of the poster genre during Russia's early revolutionary period. In 1913, Kogout graduated from the Stroganov Central School of Industrial Art in Moscow and subsequently attended VKhUTEMAS [Higher Art and Technical Studios]. He contributed works to the seventh exhibition of the art group L'Araignée and exhibited at Galerie Devambe in Paris in 1925. During the Russian Civil War, Kogout designed posters from 1918 to 1920 for Revvoensovet, the propaganda d...
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Publisher: Litizdat (Literary and Publishing Department of the Political Directorate of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic) — Литиздат
Litizdat (Literaturno-izdatel'skii otdel politicheskogo upravleniia RVSR) was established in June 1919 by order of the Department of the Political Directorate (PUR) of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic (RVSR). A formal decree approved its existence in October that year. Due to the hierarchy of Litizdat's formation, its title is often abbreviated as Litizdat PUR RVSR on publications it issued. As the main publishing arm for the Red Army and the Red Navy, Litizdat distributed a ...
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