Lot 109

DOLGORUKOV, N. American ``Freedom,`` 1951

Amerikanskaya ``svoboda`` / Tyur'ma dlya naroda [American ``Freedom`` / A Jail for the People], a poster by Nikolai Dolgorukov (1902-1980, Meritorious Art Worker of the Russian Federation). Iskusstvo, Moscow, 1951, 77.5 x 56.5 cm.

According to Dolgorukov, America has no moral right to promote Roosevelt's Four Freedoms principles while its workers can be dismissed at any time and jailed for trying to protest, its poor are reduced for looking for food in dumpsters, and its children are systematically brainwashed.

For information about the artist, see lot 21.

Opening Price: $700

Estimate: $700-$1000

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