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Maker(s):Kravchenko, Aleksey
Culture:Russian (1889-1940)
Title:Women Working on the Volga from the series "Life of a Woman in Past and Present"
Date Made:1928
Measurements:Sheet: 13 1/4 x 10 3/8 in.; 33.7 x 26.4 cm; Plate: 9 3/8 x 7 1/4 in.; 23.8 x 18.4 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1996.59
Credit Line:Museum purchase
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

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.

boats; buildings; cities; rivers; water; labor; propaganda; women; suns; sky; social classes

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