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Workers of all countries, unite!

Poster Number: PP 657
Category: Events
Poster Notes: Poster may have been produced for export to Germany or designed for the German-speaking minority of the USSR; [Small flag in back] Long Live May 1; [Small banner in background] Long live the Lenin-Stalin central committee of the All-Union Communist Party, Long Live the All-Union Communist Party of Bolsheviks – front line of workers of the USSR.
Media Size: 38x25.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1939
Editorial Information: Editor A. Druzhkov; Translation Editor A. Dvoretskii; Technical Editor M. Spiriushkov.
Technical Information on Poster: Iskusstvo No. 4139; Submitted for printing March 7, 1939; Approved for printing March 26, 1939; Index No. Р-10H; Order No. 25; Standard format 62 x 92; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Price 70 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: A-6251
Catalog Notes: PP 657 Events (framed)
Language: German
Additional Languages: Russian
Artist: Koretskii, Viktor Borisovich (Koretsky, Victor) — Корецкий, Виктор Борисович
Of the photomontage poster artists of the 20th century, Viktor Borisovich Koretskii stands out as one of the most iconic. His prolific career in the Soviet Union began in the 1930s and ended in the 1980s, and his unique artistic style influenced generations of graphic artists. From 1921 to 1929, Viktor Koretskii attended the Moscow Secondary School of Professional Art, and by 1931 he was working as a professional graphic designer. Koretskii perfected his own technique of photomontage ...
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Printer: 3rd Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian) Typography Workshop of Poligrafkniga, Moscow — 3-я типография Красный пролетарий Полиграфкнига, Москва
The Krasnii Proletarii Workshop originated under the ownership of Ivan Kushnerev, a Russian entrepreneur who founded the Kushnerev & Company Printing Shop in 1869 in Moscow. When Kushnerev died in 1896, his printing operation was one of the largest in Imperial Russia. In 1919, the printer was nationalized by the Soviets and consigned to the Printing Section of the Moscow Economic Council (MSNKh).) It later became the 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Book Printing Plant when its location (at 16 Pimenovskaia ...
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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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