Art and Faith

Saturday, 17 May 2008

V G Litvinenko. Loving and Proud. no date (1941-44)

Loving and Proud (V G Litvinenko, no date (1941-44))

What follows is a collection of graphic art from the period of the Second Great Patriotic War, as Victory Day was last week. This piece is my favourite, and it leads the collection. It needs no explanation. Does love ever need such?

V A Favorsky. Minin and Pozharsky. no date (1941-45)

Minin and Pozharsky (V A Favorsky, no date (1941-45))

N M Avvakumov. A Portrait of Marshal Aleksandr Suvorov. 1941

A Portrait of Marshal Aleksandr Suvorov (N M Avvakumov, 1941)

Aleksei Pakhomov. Going for Water from the Neva: From the Series “Leningrad During the Siege”. 1942

Going for Water from the Neva: From the Series “Leningrad During the Siege” (Aleksei Pakhomov, 1942)

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