5 June 2013
Book-Distributor, Sketch for a Poster Design, signed with initials, further numbered "102" on the reverse.
Pencil and watercolour on paper, 27.5 by 22 cm.
The present lot is a sketch for the 1925 poster Leningrad Society for Linking the City and Village.
Provenance: Private collection, Europe.
Related Literature: For illustrations of the poster, see Pechat’ i revolyutsiya, vol. 8, Moscow, 1926, p. 69, illustrated.
Sovetskii politicheskii plakat. 32 reproduktsii, Leningrad, 1973.
Sovetskii politicheskii plakat. 32 reproduktsii, ed. 2, Leningrad, 1975.
Il manifesto politico sovietico, Rome-Leningrad, 1975, illustrated.
Boris Kustodiev, Moscow, Sovetskii khudozhnik, 1982, p. 369, illustrated; p. 383, listed.
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