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What is a pig going to do with culture and science? His wide-ranging knowledge is negligibly small! “Mein Kampf” is the high point of his piggish snort! And his ideal is the sergeant’s boot!

Poster Number: PP 286
Category: World War II
Poster Notes: Seen on the broken signs under the boot: ‘University', 'School', 'Courses.’
Media Size: 31x21.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1942
Editorial Information: Editor E. Povolotskaia
Technical Information on Poster: February 14, 1942; Publication No. 5589; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Price 60 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: L 15374
Catalog Notes: PP 286 World War II
Artist: Deni (Denisov), Viktor Nikolaevich — Дени (Денисов), Виктор Николаевич
Although known for his characterizations and posters that he signed with the pseudonym 'Deni'; Viktor Nikolayevich Denisov never received formal artistic education. Around 1906, Deni began exhibiting at the annual exhibitions of the Society of Independents in Saint Petersburg, as well as at the Salon of Humorists. In 1910, he took private lessons in painting and drawing from the artist-portraitist Nikolai P. Ulianov and that same year, he became active in the field of political caricature, contributing ...
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Printer: Iskusstvo Publishing House Lithography Workshop, Moscow —
Iskusstvo means "Art"
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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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