Long live the banner of the party of Lenin and Stalin, leading us joyfully to new victories!

Poster Number: PP 753
Category: Stalin
Poster Notes: Poster is in Latvian language.
Media Size: 36.5x27.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1950
Editorial Information: Editor Gelberg
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. 5006; Publication No. 321; Price 3 rubles
Glavlit Directory Number: JT 08079
Catalog Notes: PP 753 Stalin
Artist: Denisov, Nikolai Viktorovich — Денисов, Николай Викторович
The son of the renowned Soviet poster artist Viktor Deni, Nikolai Denisov became a successful artist in his own right. He began his design career prior to World War II and he often worked in collaboration with his wife, Nina Vatolina, who happened to be one of his father’s favorite students. Denisov and Vatolina graduated from the Moscow Art Institute (class of 1942) and had married during the time they were students. Many of Vatolina’s ea...
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Artist: Pravdin-Rykhlov, Vladislav Grigor'evich — Правдин-Рыхлов, Владислав Григорьевич
Vladislav Grigor'evich Pravdin attended the Ogiz Printing Technical School in Moscow and began exhibiting professionally in 1938. In 1940, he graduated from the Moscow Fine Art Institute and upon graduation, lived and worked in Moscow. He joined the Grekov Studio of Military Art in 1943 and practiced there until 1969. One of his famous posters that typifies Stalinist-era Socialist Realist style is Rabotat' tak chtoby tovarishch Stalin spasibo skazal! [Work well so that Comrade Stalin would thank you!] (1949). The ...
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Printer: LPT Typography, Riga —
Publisher: Latgosizdat (Latvian State Publishing House) — Латгосиздат (Латвийское государственное издательство)
Until World War II, Latvia had thriving publishing and printing industries. Between Soviet annexation in 1940 and the German occupation in 1941, Lativa's position as a European publishing hub drastically changed. Around 1940 Lativa's largest publisher, Liesma (Flame), was nationalized during Soviet annexation. The publisher became VAPP (Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises) and was controlled as a state-run entity. From 1946-1964, VAPP was named Latgosizdat and in 1965, the publisher was re-named Liesma. It specialized in ...
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