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Königsberg Is Taken!

A work made of stencil.

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  • A work made of stencil.

Date:

April 10, 1945

Artist:

Mikhail Mikhailovich Solov’ev
(Born Moscow, 1905; died Moscow, 1990)
Aleksei Ivanovich Mashistov
(Birth and death dates unknown)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Mikhail M. Solov'ev

Title

Königsberg Is Taken!

Place

Soviet Union (Object made in)

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.

1945

Medium

Stencil

Inscriptions

In translation, Königsberg means, “Royal Mountain.” To the thunder of the Russians’ triumphant “Hurrah!” One more enemy fortress has fallen, And the “royal mountain” has become Yet another pass we have crossed!

Dimensions

177.3 × 85 cm (69 13/16 × 33 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the USSR Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries

Reference Number

2010.204

Extended information about this artwork

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