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Poster - Design for poster advertising the Bolshevik Health Campaign
  • Design for poster advertising the Bolshevik Health Campaign
    Mayakovsky, Vladimir, born 1893 - died 1930
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Design for poster advertising the Bolshevik Health Campaign

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Russia (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1920 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mayakovsky, Vladimir, born 1893 - died 1930 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bodycolour painted and stencilled on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1240-1933

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Posters were used to promote the Bolshevik cause in Russia during a critical period in 1919-20. This is a design for a poster to advertise the work of the Bolshevik Health Campaign.

Physical description

Design for poster advertising the Bolshevik Health Campaign. Bodycolour painted and stenciled on paper.

Place of Origin

Russia (made)

Date

ca. 1920 (made)

Artist/maker

Mayakovsky, Vladimir, born 1893 - died 1930 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Bodycolour painted and stencilled on paper

Dimensions

Height: 1860 mm, Width: 870 mm

Object history note

This poster is part of the series known as 'Okno' (ie, window), issued by the Bolshevik authorities in the critical period 1919-21.

Descriptive line

Vladimir Mayakovsky. Design for a Bolshevik health campaign poster c.1920.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

John Milner A Slap in the Face! Futurists in Russia London: Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 2007. ISBN: 978 0 85667 639 0.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1933, London: Printed under the Authority of the Board of Education 1934

Materials

Bodycolour; Paper

Techniques

Painting (image-making); Stencilling

Subjects depicted

Hospitals; Patient; Doctor

Categories

Posters; Health; Designs

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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