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Kvitko, L.
KISAN'KA ("Kitty").
Moscow: Detizdat, 1937.

First thus. 2-3/4 x 2-1/4 Stapled wraps. Text in Russian. Illustrations and cover by V. Konashevich. Children's poetry book. [Kvitko, Lev (1890-1952): Jewish Soviet poet. Lived in Kharkov (Ukraine) and Moscow. Published from 1918. - Konashevich, Vladimir (1888-1963): Well-known Russian and Soviet graphic artist and painter. Studied from Korovin and Maliutin. Professor of VKhUTEMAS, the famous school of Russian avant-garde. Mostly known for his illustrations for children's books. "World of Art" exponent. Exhibited in 1923 (Petrograd) with Tatlin, Filonov; in 1927 (Tokio) with Altman, Stenberg; in 1930 (Berlin) with Favorsky, Lebedev, Malevich; in 1931 (Paris) with Klutsis, Lissitzky, Popova, Rodchenko, Stepanova, Telingater; etc.]

Item ID: 00433R

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Moscow Leningrad Culture Art Poetry Poem Book Russian Russia Soviet U.S.S.R. USSR Ukraine Jewish Book design Illustration Avant-garde Modernism Modern Children Children's Miniature 1930's Cats Yiddish VKhUTEMAS "World of Art" Kvitko Lev Moiseevich Moiseyevich Moiseievich Konashevich [Konachevitch] Vladimir Mikhailovich Mikhaylovich
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