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Aleksander Petrovic Apsitis

 (1880 - 1944)
Aleksander Petrovic Apsitis was active/lived in Russian Federation.  Aleksander Apsitis is known for painting.

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Alexander Petrovitch Apsit (pseudonym 'ASPID', meaning 'asp') was born into a family of workers from Riga who moved to Saint Petersburg in 1894. From 1898 to 1899 he attended the drawing school there and was a student in the studio of Lev Dmitriev-Kavkazskii. From 1900 to 1910, Apsit was a member of the Moscow artist circle Sreda. During this time he worked for various Petersburg magazines and designed war placards. Following the October Revolution, Apsit was commissioned by the Soviet government to design revolutionary posters because of his experience with political propaganda. Heavily influenced by the Russian lubok style, Apsit's posters were finely detailed and accompanied by explanatory texts. His poster A Year of Proletarian Di   ...  Displaying 750 of 1568 characters.

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Illustrations for "One Thousand and One Nights", Including the Tales of Hassan al Basri on the Island of Wak Wak, 21 works
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Three drawings with different scenes of the tales "One Thousand and One Nights" (e.g. Isles Wak-Wak).
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FOREST WITH WIND-FELLED TREES
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