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Print - Leaflet (possibly part of a larger sheet) advertising a production by Meyerhold of Vladimir Mayakovksy's comedy "Klop" ["The Bed Bug"].
  • Leaflet (possibly part of a larger sheet) advertising a production by Meyerhold of Vladimir Mayakovksy's comedy "Klop" ["The Bed Bug"].
    Rodchenko, Aleksandr Mikailovich, born 1891 - died 1956
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Leaflet (possibly part of a larger sheet) advertising a production by Meyerhold of Vladimir Mayakovksy's comedy "Klop" ["The Bed Bug"].

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    1929 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rodchenko, Aleksandr Mikailovich, born 1891 - died 1956 (maker)
    Moscow Polygraphy (printer)
    Moscow State Literature (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.1282-1989

  • Gallery location:

    On short term loan out for exhibition

Physical description

General Description: Printed on both sides of the sheet.

Date

1929 (made)

Artist/maker

Rodchenko, Aleksandr Mikailovich, born 1891 - died 1956 (maker)
Moscow Polygraphy (printer)
Moscow State Literature (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph

Object history note

The caption by Maynkovsky reads: Citizen / Hurry to the show "Klop" / There's a gnome at the box office / a crowd in the theatre / but don't be upset by the jokes of the insect / They are not about you / They are about your acquaintances/ And on the other side: The People laugh / and frown / at the Meyerhold Comedy / 'Klop'.

Descriptive line

Card with Cyrillic text

Production Note

Moscow State Literature for the Meyerhold Theatre, 1929.

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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