Lot 110

GOVORKOV, V. In the Name of Communism!, 1951

Vo imya kommunizma! [In the Name of Communism!], a poster by Viktor Govorkov (1906-1974, Meritorious Artist of the Russian Federation). Iskusstvo, Moscow, 1951, 97.5 x 69.5 cm.

Stalin`splans for increasing the electricity production are traced back to the first Plan for Electrification of Russia (GOELRO) developed in 1920-1921 at Lenin`s initiative.

A student of Dmitry Moor, graphic artist Viktor Govorkov (Moscow VKhUTEIN, class of 1930) had a long and successful career as a political posterist. In 1950s, he headed the Poster Section of Moscow‘s Artists' Union.

Opening Price: $1200

Estimate: $1200-$1800

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