Lot 116

BABIN, N. and GAUSMAN, G. The Memory of Our Friend Will Forever Stay in Our Hearts, 1963

Navsegda my v serdtse sberezhom pamyat' o tovarishche svoyom [The Memory of Our Friend Will Forever Stay in Our Hearts], an artwork poster by Nikolai Babin (b. 1931, Meritorious Art Worker of the Russian Federation) with Georgy (Eduard) Gausman (b. 1928). Agitplakat, 1963, 79 x 129 cm.

This poster hails Lt. Abdula Khairov, a Dagestani policeman who was killed trying to stop a band of armed hooligans. In 2013, a memorial plaque honoring Khairov was installed at the encounter site.

For information about the artists, see the previous lot.

Opening Price: $800

Estimate: $800-$1200

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