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Paris Is Liberated!

A work made of stencil.

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  • A work made of stencil.

Date:

September 1, 1944

Artist:

Vladimir Ivanovich Ladiagin
(Born 1910)
Vasilii Ivanovich Lebedev-Kumach
(Born Moscow, 1898; died Moscow, 1949)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Vladimir I. Ladiagin

Title

Paris Is Liberated!

Place

Soviet Union (Object made in)

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Original 1944

Medium

Stencil

Inscriptions

The bright hour of victory draws ever nearer; The dawn is rising over France. The Soviet soldier sends his greeting To liberated Paris. In the West and in the East The ground burns beneath the Germans’ feet. Paris! You hear the cry of the Kremlin: “Let us finish off the enemy off in his lair!”

Dimensions

176.8 × 86 cm (69 5/8 × 33 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the USSR Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries

Reference Number

2010.110

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