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  • Writer's pictureMichael Laxer

Daily LIFT #618

Updated: Jan 7

Lenin on a Speaker's Platform, Alexandr Gerasimov (1881-1963), USSR 1930

Also know as Lenin on a Tribune, this painting by Gerasimov was from relatively early in his illustrious career. Gerasimov was the first president of the the Academy of Arts of the USSR from 1947-1957, was named a People’s Artist of the USSR in 1943, was a member of the CPSU and won numerous art prizes. He died in Moscow in 1963.

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