Long Live Stalin’s Constitution! [Quote in middle] “It’s pleasing and joyful to know what our people fought for and how they achieved a victory of historical significance for the whole world.” --J. Stalin.

Poster Number: PP 737
Category: Events
Poster Notes: [On the book] Constitution (Principal Law) USSR; 1946 was the 10th anniversary of the Stalin Constitution. The constitution was extolled by the USSR and its Communist Bloc nations as "the only true democratic constitution in the world."
Media Size: 37x26
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1946
Technical Information on Poster: Publication No. 6931; Volume 2 sheets of paper; L.M. 302; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: A 24307
Catalog Notes: PP 737 Events
Artist: Koretskii, Viktor Borisovich (Koretsky, Victor) — Корецкий, Виктор Борисович
Of the noted photomontage poster artists Viktor Borisovich Koretskii stands out as one of the most iconic. Koretskii attended the Moscow Secondary School of Professional Art from 1921 to 1929. He began working as a professional graphic designer in 1931 and immediately gained recognition in the Soviet Union. Koretskii perfected his own technique of photomontage using a combination of photographs and pencil drawings topped with gouache -- a mixture of pigments, water and a binding agent. The artist’s ...
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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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