London, South Kensington
11 June 2009
Russian School (20th Century)
Design for propaganda plate - 'Universal victory of Soviet power is guaranteed'
signed indistinctly in Cyrillic (lower right), inscribed in Russian 'Universal victory of Soviet power is guaranteed/3 International Komtrud/III Komintern' (around the rim)
pencil, brush, black ink and gouache on paper
8¼ x 8¼ in. (20.8 x 20.8 cm.)
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