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Maker(s):Kravchenko, Aleksey
Culture:Russian (1889-1940)
Title:Harvest from the series "Life of a Woman in Past and Present"
Date Made:1928
Type:Print
Materials:woodcut
Measurements:Sheet: 13 3/4 x 11 3/16 in.; 34.9 x 28.4 cm; Plate: 9 5/16 x 7 1/4 in.; 23.7 x 18.4 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1996.60
Credit Line:Museum purchase
1996_60.jpg

Label Text:
In 1928 Kravchenko receives a commission from the People's Commissariat of Public Health for the series of ten engravings called The Life of a Woman in Past and Present. The meaning of the series was to show the difference between the hard life of women from different social strata in pre-revolutionary Russia, and much easier and enjoyable life after the revolution. Cited from the website: The Internet Prints Museum. eng.printsmuseum.ru

Tags:
agriculture; breastfeeding; children; crops; farms; fields; harvesting; labor; mothers; wheat; women; working; propaganda

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