Lot 67: NIKOLAI ZHUKOV (1908-1963) & SERGEI SAKHAROV (1906-1969). CRIMEE. 1935. 28x19 inches, 72x49 cm. Intourist, USSR.
27 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
NIKOLAI ZHUKOV (1908-1963) & SERGEI SAKHAROV (1906-1969) CRIMEE. 1935.
28 1/2x19 1/2 inches, 72 1/2x49 1/2 cm. Intourist, USSR.
Condition A-: minor discolorations in margins; minor creases in image; faded.
"Zhukov was one of the chief artists working at the All-Union Chamber of Commerce in the 1930s when he produced a prominent series of posters entitled 'See USSR'. His many other works for Intourist depicted the people of the Soviet Union, its capitals and provinces" (Intourist p. 109). He also designed several prominent posters for performing arts events. Intourist pl. 26.