Price: 25.00 euro
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Poster made in the Soviet Union. Made of carton paper. The original drawing was made in 1959. This is a reproduction from 1978. The drawing is called:”Christmas Tree at Sokolniki”. The drawing is made by N.N. Zhukov who also made the design of the famous Lenin as a child pin.
Soviet artist Nikolai Zhukov (1908-1973). People’s Artist of the RSFSR (1955), People’s Artist of the USSR (1963), and winner of two Stalin Prize of the second degree (1943, 1951), member of the CPSU (b) since 1945, Corresponding Member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1949).
A large part of the artist’s work is devoted to the life and work of Lenin, Stalin, and the Great Patriotic War. Author of dozens of posters, many of which are marked with the “Grand Prix” at the All-Union and international exhibitions of poster. After the war, the newspaper “Pravda” sent their correspondent Zhukov to The Nuremberg trials, where the International Military Tribunal tried the Nazi war criminals. There he made more than 400 drawings.