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Ke-Sha Proskuriakov
Two albums with original 1920's Caricatures
Kharkiv (Kharkov), 1927-1928

Two albums with ink and whitewash political/propaganda caricatures by Innokenty Proskuriakov (Ke-Sha). The albums were made by the artist himself of coarse paper with hand-drawn covers. Each page contains attached signed drawing(s) on heavy stock with inscription(s) below. Altogether there are 61 caricatures + 1 title page + 2 cover drawings. Some caricatures have drawings on verso (not counted). Many caricatures have editorial notes or stamps on verso.

First album (13-1/4" x 11" or 33.5 x 28 cm) has illustrated cover, title page and 22 sheets with one drawing (1927-1928) on each sheet.
Second album (15-1/2" x 11-3/4" or 39.5 x 30 cm) has illustrated cover and 28 sheets with 39 drawings (1928).

Provenance: Artist's estate

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Item ID: Ar00185


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