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Peace M P

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    Russia (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1989 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vorobyof, Alexander, born 1952 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Preliminary acrylic pigment and kaolinite on white board

  • Museum number:

    E.1859-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LD, shelf 11

Physical description

A design for a poster showing the communist hammer and sickle encircled by a crown of thorns.

Place of Origin

Russia (probably, made)

Date

1989 (made)

Artist/maker

Vorobyof, Alexander, born 1952 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Preliminary acrylic pigment and kaolinite on white board

Marks and inscriptions

'A Vorobyof'
Signed on the back in red ball-point pen

Lettered in acrylic pigment with title

Dimensions

Height: 90 cm, Width: 59.9 cm

Object history note

This poster design has never been shown in the USSR.

Descriptive line

Design for a poster by Alexander Vorobyof, 'Peace MNP', acrylic pigment and kaolinite on board, 1989

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1991

Materials

Board; Acrylic; Kaolinite

Techniques

Drawing; Painting

Subjects depicted

Hammer and sickle; Crown of thorns; Communism

Categories

Drawings; Posters; Politics; Propaganda; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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