Vladimir Lebedev Placard Russe 1917-1922 Neoprimitivism.

Lebedev, Vladimir.
RUSSIAN PLACARDS. PLACARD RUSSE. 1917-1922.
1ST PART. ST PETERSBURG: PETERSBURG BRANCH OF THE ALL-RUSSIA CENTRAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE NEWS ("IZVESTIYA VTSIK"), 1923

small 4to (214 x 189mm.), [limited to 1700 copies], 23 coloured lithographs by Lebedev , with accompanying guard sheets with captions in English and French. (2 guard sheets missing).

This fine series of posters was executed by Lebedev for the show-windows of the Russian Telegraph Agency (ROSTA) in St Petersburg for propaganda purposes. This was the first of an intended two-part series. Lebedev's strong geometric images were based on folk art but display the strong influence of Neoprimitivism and contemporary Abstraction.

Worn and detached cover. Litho are in excellent condition.
A rare find often auctioned for more than 5000eur.

Ref : Moma. https://www.moma.org/collection/works/12587
REFERENCE: lebedev