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A Lesson for the Germans

A work made of stencil.

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  • A work made of stencil.

Date:

March 21, 1944

Artist:

Kukryniksy
(Russian, founded 1924)

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Prints and Drawings

Artist

Kukryniksy

Title

A Lesson for the Germans

Origin

Russia

Date

1944

Medium

Stencil

Inscriptions

Hitler has again deceived his soldiers and officers, sending them to their destruction…. May another grand slaughter of the surrounded German troops in the Korsun-Shevchenko region serve as yet another lesson for the Germans: how dangerous it is to trust the Führer’s false promises. (From the newspaper Pravda). Inscribed on the papers in Hitler’s head: Order The points on the map: Kanev; Zvenyhorodka; Shpola Hitler proposes but the Red Army disposes.

Dimensions

1320 x 1170 mm

Credit Line

Gift of the USSR Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries

Reference Number

2010.98

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