The Hungarian Communist Party protects the common man's properties.

Poster Number: PP 812
Poster Notes: Poster is in Hungarian language. In 1945 and 1947 Hungary held two democratic elections (the third was in 1990). This poster is from the '47 parliamentarian election that ushered in support to the communists. The worker is illustrated wearing the badge of the Hungarian Communist Party, the badge design is attributed to graphic artist Sándor Bortnyik.
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Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1947
Technical Information on Poster: Accountable Manager, L. Nedeczky; Publisher in charge, Istvan Kende
Catalog Notes: PP 812 Comecon-Warsaw Pact
Artist: Ek, Sandor (Ék, Sándor) — Эк, Шандор

Sandor Ek was born Alex Keil in a small village in the Austro Hungarian Empire. He worked as a graphic artist and poster designer in his native Hungary but also worked and lived in Austria, Germany and in the Soviet Union during periods of his life. Early-on, Ek became a member of the Hungarian Communist Party at a young age. He studied at arts schools run by Béla Uitz, a Hungarian painter and communist activist, and by József Nemes-Lampérth, a Hungarian artist and proponent of the avant-garde.

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