Long Live Our Victorious Red Army! Death to the German Invaders!

Poster Number: PP 905
Category: World War II
Media Size: 29.5x21.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1945
Editorial Information: Editor E. L. Doktorov
Technical Information on Poster: Order 428; No. 2870; Price 4 Rubles
Glavlit Directory Number: M-99448
Catalog Notes: World War II b
Artist: Kochergin, Nikolai Mikhailovich — Кочергин, Николай Михайлович

In the history of Soviet political posters, Nikolai Mikhailovich Kochergin is considered one of its pioneers. In 1918, Kochergin graduated from the Stroganov Central Industrial Art College where he later ventured into the professional world of graphic design. During the Russian Civil War, he supervised a poster publishing house and workshop in Kharkov, Ukraine. He was also one of the primary organizers of the Baku, Azerbaijan ROSTA (Russian Telegraph Agency) artist group that circulated posters throughout the Caucus region.

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Printer: LT UN-9, Leningrad —

LT UN-9 is printing house No. 9 of the Publishing and Printing Department of the Executive Committee of the Leningrad City Council

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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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