Lot 30

ALYAKRINSKY, P. A Product Is Only As Good As Its Maker, 1941

Kakov master, takova yego rabota! [A Product Is Only As Good As Its Maker], a poster by Pyotr Alyakrinsky (1892-1961, Meritorious Art Worker of the Russian Federation). Iskusstvo, Moscow -Leningrad, 1941, 41.5 x 61 cm.

A highly regarded books illustrator, Alyakrinsky was also a prodigious magazine artist and caricaturist; his career in this field started before the Revolution. A veteran of Soviet propaganda art (during the Civil War he was the head artist of the ROSTA Yaroslavl branch), he regularly produced posters at least until the early 1950s.

Opening Price: $700

Estimate: $700-$1000

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