Lot 94

KOLOCHKOV, I. Glory to the Heroic Soviet Warriors! Glory to the Workers of the Soviet Home Front!, 1945

Slava geroicheskim sovetskim voinam! Slava truzhenikam sovetskogo tyla! [Glory to the Heroic Soviet Warriors! Glory to the Workers of the Soviet Home Front!], a poster by Ivan Kolochkov (1905-1961). OGIZ -Ivanovo, Ivanovo, 1945, 51 ? 81 cm.

A May Day poster, produced just a few days before the end of the war.

Kolochkov was one of the founders of the Ivanovo chapter of the Artists' Union. A gifted book illustrator and productive poster artist, he regularly took part in regional exhibitions. The catalog of his 1950 individual exhibition notes that it was organized to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Kolochkov's artistic endeavors.

Opening Price: $600

Estimate: $600-$900

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