Long live our teacher, our father, our leader, Comrade Stalin!

Poster Number: PP 934
Category: Stalin
Media Size: 37.5x27.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1946
Technical Information on Poster: Edition No. 6885; Volume 2 sheets of paper; L.M. 303; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: A-24297
Sources & Citation: Pisch, A. (2016). The personality cult of Stalin in Soviet posters, 1929-1953: Archetypes, inventions and fabrications.
Catalog Notes: PP 934 Stalin b
Artist: Avvakumov, Nikolai Mikhailovich — Аввакумов, Николай Михайлович
Printer: Printer not indicated —
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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