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You Reap What You Sow

A work made of stencil.

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  • A work made of stencil.

Date:

April 25, 1944

Artist:

Pavel Sokolov-Skalya
(Born Strel’nia, 1899; died Moscow, 1961)
Irina Petrova
(Birth and death dates unknown)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Pavel P. Sokolov-Skalia

Title

You Reap What You Sow

Place

Russia (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1944

Medium

Stencil

Inscriptions

The fascist villain Is feverish and trembling The collective farmer sows Oats and wheat and rye. In the fields, under the hot sun Our harvest will rise up. But Hitler sowed war, And he will reap his death.

Dimensions

140.7 × 121 cm (55 7/16 × 47 11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the USSR Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries

Reference Number

2010.177

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