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V. I. Lenin Sketch, N. Altman 1920

Images of Lenin #41

V. I. Lenin sketch, Nathan Altman USSR, 1920 -- Images of Lenin #41

Nathan Altman (b. 1889) was a prominent Soviet artist best know for his work in the 1920s. Later in his career he worked in theatre and as a book illustrator. He died in Leningrad in 1970.


This is the forty-first in our new daily feature that will be looking at over 75 international Lenin photographs, sketches, sculptures, artworks and photographs from a Soviet archive of the early 1970s. Many of these are quite scarce and uncommon now and many are truly amazing works and pieces.

These are divided into art, Lenin centennial posters from 1970 and Lenin photographs.

We will share them with history and quotes where appropriate.

They will eventually all also be shared in three posts related to the major themes.

The first of these is: Lenin centennial posters from around the world, 1970 (


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