Lot 69

GOLOVANOV, L. Collective Farmers! Give Up Your Savings to Build Tanks and Planes!, 1943

Kolkhozniki! Vnosite svoi sberezheniya na postroiku tankov and samoletov! [Collective Farmers! Give Up Your Savings to Build Tanks and Planes!], a poster by Leonid Golovanov (1904-1980, Meritorious Art Worker of the Russian Federation). Iskusstvo, Moscow-Leningrad, 1943, 59 x 47 cm.

A graduate of Moscow VKhUTEIN (class of 1928), graphic artist Leonid Golovanov started producing posters during WWII, first for the Red Cross under V. Koretsky and then for the Military Artists Studio under N. Zhukov. He continued to work in this field after the war with considerable success, and was awarded a State Prize in 1951. Later, he became a recognized master of the space exploration art genre.

Opening Price: $500

Estimate: $500-$750

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