GOLUB', P. A Working Man That Gives Society His Best Effort Is a Labor Hero Covered With Glory, 1947
Trudovoi chelovek chuvstvuyet sebya u nas svobodnym grazhdaninom nashei strany, svoyego roda obshestvennym deyatelem... [With Us, A Working Man Feels Himself A Free Citizen of Our Country, a Public Figure of Sorts…], a poster by Pyotr Golub' (1913-1953). Iskusstvo, Moscow, 1947, 59.5 x 85 cm.
The lengthy quotation utilized as a caption comes from Stalin's speech at the First Stakhanovites Congress back in 1935. Shortened variations can be found on other posters promoting Socialist competition and shock workers movement. It is a bit unusual though to see it applied in a non-industrial environment.
For information about the artist, see lot 99.
Opening Price: $300
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