Lot 37

NODELMAN, S. Master the Heights of Military Glory!, 1941

Opanuimo visoti vis'kivoy slavi [Master the Heights of Military Glory!], a poster by Semyon Nodelman (1912-1979). [Iskusstvo, Moscow-Leningrad], 1941, 58.7 x 92 cm.

Nodelman is remembered primarily as a gifted book illustrator. Before the war he lived in Ukraine, later in the Moscow environs. In 1941-1943, he produced a number of posters. A post on an internet blog run by his great-grandson states that in 1942 he was seriously wounded at the front and spent a long time recovering in a hospital.

Opening Price: $800

Estimate: $800-$1200

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