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Vladimir Lebedev Russian Avant-Garde 'Working Girl' Mixed Media Work on Paper

US$12,500

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Vladimir Lebedev (1891 - 1967) Russian Avant-Garde mixed media work on paper (ink, gouache, pencil) depicting a semi-nude working girl holding a gun and weights. The piece includes visible elements of Bolshevik propaganda and was created by Lebedev during the early 1920's in Russia. Acquired from the artist by another Russian artist. Newly framed and matted, with museum glass. Sight: 10 in. H x 14 in. W. With frame 27 in. H x 23.5 in. W Vladimir Lebedev was a Soviet painter and graphic artist famous for his exceptional illustrations of the poems of the prominent poet and translator Samuil Marshak. At the age of 19, he held his first exhibition at the Academy of Fine Arts. In 1913, he began work as a cartoonist for several satirical journals, including the famed "Satirikon". Lebedev worked for The Russian Telegraph Agency (ROSTA) and The Department of Agitation (Agitprop) where he designed propaganda posters. By the 1920s, Lebedev had befriended many notable persons of his time, such as Vladimir Tatlin, Ivan Puni, Kazimir Malevich and Vladimir Mayakovsky. In 2012, his work was included in an exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

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  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 27 in. (68.58 cm)Width: 23.5 in. (59.69 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Early 1920s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: G5DA - 115539 - 08211stDibs: LU889324736332

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