Lot 113

TOIDZE, I. Soviet Sport is the Sport of Millions!, 1956

Sport v SSSR — sport millionov! [Soviet Sport is the Sport of Millions!], a poster by Iraklii Toidze (1902-1985, People's Artist of the Georgian SSR). IZOGIZ, Moscow, 1956, 55.5 x 78.5 cm.

1956 was an Olympic year. It is our feeling, though, that this poster was inspired by the first Spartakiad of the People of the USSR, a mass sporting event that attracted hundreds of thousands of participants, from common people to top sportsmen.

For information about the artist, see lot 76.

Opening Price: $800

Estimate: $800-$1200

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