Kurdov, Valentin Ivanovich (1905 – 1989).
Presenting “Hitler kaput,” a profound lithography on paper by Valentin Ivanovich Kurdov (1905 – 1989), part of the “On the Roads of War” series (1944). Measuring 44.5 x 59 cm, the artwork carries inscriptions: on the lower left “Гитлер капут,” and on the lower right “В. Курдов 1944 год.” The reverse side reads “Leht sarjast ‘Sõjateedel’ (1944).” Kurdov, a People’s Artist of the RSFSR and laureate of the RSFSR State Prize named after I.E. Repin, was instrumental in founding the Leningrad Studio of Satirical Poster “Boyevoy Karandash.” His education under the supervision of renowned artists like A.E. Karev, K.S. Petrov-Vodkin, M.D. Matushin, A.I. Savinova, Kazimir Malevich, and V.V. Lebedev molded his remarkable career. His creations can be found in the prestigious State Tretyakov Gallery and other museum collections in Russia.
|Dimensions||59 × 44.5 cm|
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