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Mayakovsky, Vladimir.

SOLNTSE. POEMA [THE SUN. A POEM]. MOSCOW AND ST PETERSBURG: KRUG, 1923
Estimate
1,0001,500
JUMP TO LOT
57

Mayakovsky, Vladimir.

SOLNTSE. POEMA [THE SUN. A POEM]. MOSCOW AND ST PETERSBURG: KRUG, 1923
Estimate
1,0001,500
JUMP TO LOT

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Mayakovsky, Vladimir.

SOLNTSE. POEMA [THE SUN. A POEM]. MOSCOW AND ST PETERSBURG: KRUG, 1923

8vo (165 x 122mm.), [limited to 5000 copies], 8 illustrations by Larionov, of which all but one are full-page, original decorative wrappers, backstrip worn, chipped at lower edges


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Literature

Hellyer 348; Ex-Libris 429; The Russian Avant-Garde Book 467, 469

Catalogue Note

A treatise of Revolutionary Agitprop in which Mayakovsky discusses the use of poster-art as an effective and striking means of visual communication. Larionov’s illustrations are unusual in that they are Futurist in style but also reflect the influence of the artist Alexandra Exter.

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