Ancestors and Descendants

A work made of stencil.

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  • A work made of stencil.

Date:

July 27, 1944

Artist:

Pavel Sokolov-Skalya
(Born Strel’nia, 1899; died Moscow, 1961)
Dem’ian Bednyi
(Born Gubovka, 1883; died Moscow, 1945)

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Prints and Drawings

Artist

Pavel P. Sokolov-Skalia

Title

Ancestors and Descendants

Origin

Russia

Date

1944

Medium

Stencil

Inscriptions

As in the olden times the strong blacksmith Inspired the warrior to heroic martial feats By turning with wondrous work a steel sword Into a “magic sword.” So in our days, his descendants Without tiring, day and night: Forge weapons, bone-crushing tanks For our beloved heroic warriors!

Dimensions

2031 x 1003 mm

Credit Line

Gift of the USSR Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries

Reference Number

2010.180

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