Enough cheating!

Poster Number: PP 639
Poster Notes: [On the bible] We are fishers of human souls
Media Size: 40.5x28.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: c.1930
Technical Information on Poster: Price 50 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: A 59231
Catalog Notes: PP 639 Communist Culture
Artist: Sokolov-Skalia (Sokolov), Pavel Petrovich — Соколов-Скаля (Соколов), Павел Петрович
Pavel Petrovich Sokolov-Skalia was best known for his painting of "nationalist subjects" with characteristics of 19th-century Russian realism. In his youth he worked as an apprentice in the studio of Il’ia Mashkov, one of Imperial Russia's great modern masters. He later continued his arts education at VKhUTEMAS (Higher Art and Technical Studios) and later became a founding member of the avant-garde collective Bytie (Being). When the group dissolved around 1926, he became a me...
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Printer: Mospoligraf (Moscow Polygraphic), Moscow — Мосполиграф, Москва
Mospoligraf was a state-owned printing trust located in Moscow. When the Soviet Union formulated a plan in 1921 to consolidate the nation’s largest and best printing operators into state-owned trusts; Mospoligraf was organized in 1922 to carry out consolidation of the Moscow printing industry. With a staff of over two thousand, Mospoligraf was the second-largest printing trust organized in Moscow outside of the Mospechat’ trust, and it oversaw a myriad of houses under local printing sections such...
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Publisher: Bezbozhnik (Godless) Publishing House — Издательство Безбожник
Bezbozhnik Publishing House was the organ of the League of Militant Atheists. Until around 1931, the publisher was named Athiest Publishing.
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