A Weighty Ally

A work made of stencil.

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  • A work made of stencil.

Date:

April 12, 1944

Artist:

Vladimir Lebedev
Born St. Petersburg, 1891; died Leningrad, 1967
Samuil Iakovlevich Marshak
Born Voronezh, 1887; died Moscow, 1964

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Artist

Vladimir V. Lebedev

Title

A Weighty Ally

Origin

Russia

Date

1944

Medium

Stencil

Inscriptions

The Hitlerite press is trying to create a sensation around the meeting of Hitler and Mussolini, announcing that with this meeting ‘Italy has once again gained military weight.’” (From the newspapers) The press in Berlin reports The latest wonder: “Again Il Duce Mussolini Has gained military weight.” It is true. Without support, Without soldiers and ships, Il Duce, a scarecrow in retirement, Has put on a lot of weight!

Dimensions

1802 x 956 mm

Credit Line

Gift of the USSR Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries

Reference Number

2010.120

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