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A mother drinking and smoking in front of her two young children, a broken window behind. Colour lithograph after V. Travin, ca. 1987.

  • Travin, V.
Date
[1987?]
Reference
660338i
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About this work

Description

The elder child tries to pull his mother away from the bottle

Publication/Creation

[Leningrad] : Izdatel'stvo "Khudozhnik RSFSR", [1987?] ([Leningrad] : Izokombinat "Khudozhnik RSFSR")

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 44 x 32.8 cm

Lettering

S molokom materi. Strasnoe sosedstvo--alkogol' i detstvo. Khudozhnik V. Travin. Stikhi Ef. Efimeskogo.

Creator/production credits

Produced by the Leningrad group of artists called Boevoĭ karandash (Militant pencil), in the satirical series I smekh i grekh (Laughter and sin). Some of the anti-alcoholism posters which they produced in the late 1980s are reproduced in Stephen White, Russia goes dry: alcohol, state and society, Cambridge 1996, pp. 73, 143, 149

Lettering note

Bears device (palette and pencil) of Boevoĭ karandash, with legend "Boevoĭ karandash. Izdatel'stvo Khudozhnik RSFSR"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 660338i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Russian


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