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Troshin N., Deineko O.]
Proof (sample print) of the cover for the children's book CHTO KAK SDELANO (How It Was Made).
Moscow: Posrednik, 1931.

Text in Russian. SC. Book size: 8-1/2 x 6-1/2 in. (actual size of the proof of both covers: 8-1/2 x 13 in.). Cover with constructivist elements [by N. Troshin and O. Deineko]. Light foxing, otherwise FINE. [Troshin, Nikolai (1897-199?): Well-known designer of posters, books and exhibitions. Studied in VKhUTEMAS, the famous school of Russian avant-garde. Was Lissitzky's co-author in poster design. Exhibited from 1918 (Riazan') with Pasternak; in 1931 (Paris) with Al'tman, Klutsis, Lebedev, Popova (p/h), Rodchenko, Stepanova, Telingater, etc. Was the chief artist of the magazine "USSR in Construction". Deineko, Ol'ga (1897-1970): Wife and co-author of N. Troshin. Poster artist, book designer. She also studied in VkhUTEMAS and worked in the magazine "USSR in Construction". Exhibited in 1934 (Moscow) with Klutsis; in 1937 (Moscow) with Kliun, Lentulov, Udal'tsova, etc.]

Item ID: 00056R

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1st First edition Exhibition Graphics VKhUTEMAS Design Culture Art Book Russian Russia Soviet U.S.S.R Klutsis Construction USSR Lissitzky Popova Rodchenko Stepanova Propaganda Avant-garde Modernism Modern Constructivism Children's 1920's 1930' Child
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