Rosalia Rabinovich (Kiev 1895-1988 Moscow)
Rosalia Rabinovich (Kiev 1895-1988 Moscow)

Metro; Automobile; USADACC, X years USSR; Red Theatre; USSR; and Abstract design

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Rosalia Rabinovich (Kiev 1895-1988 Moscow)
Metro; Automobile; USADACC, X years USSR; Red Theatre; USSR; and Abstract design
all signed in Cyrillic and variously dated
the first, second, third, fourth and sixth pencil and bodycolour on paper; the sixth pencil, bodycolour and metallic paint on paper, unframed
17 ¾ x 11 ¾ in. (45.1 x 29.8 cm.); and smaller
(6)

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Lot Essay

Rosalia Rabinovich was a noted illustrator and designer of posters and created the poster for the Russian Pavillion at the Paris International Exhibition, 1937.The Red Theatre was founded in 1924 in St Petersburg, by G.A. Avlov, V.E. Volfom and I.G. Terentiev. It opened its doors with the staging of John Reed’s novel Ten Days that Shook the World, 1919, about the October Revolution in Russia in 1917, which Reed experienced firsthand. USADACC is an abbreviation for Union of Societies of Assistance to Defense and Aviation-Chemical Construction of the USSR. It was founded on 27 January 1927.
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