Exhibitions/ Art Object

[Stalin and Sergei Kirov, 1926] in Joseph Stalin: A Short Biography (Moscow, 1949)

Artist:
Unknown (Russian)
Date:
1949
Medium:
Photogravure
Dimensions:
Image: 15.2 x 11.4 cm (6 x 4 1/2 in.) Case
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
David King Collection, London
Not on view
David King purchased this object from the Marx Memorial Library Booksale, London circa 1972. Reproduced in David King, "The Commissar Vanishes: The Falsification of Photographs and Art in Stalin's Russia," (New York: Metropolitan Books, 1997), p. 106.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop," October 10, 2012–January 27, 2013.

Gary Tinterow, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. "Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop," June 2, 2013–August 25, 2013.

FINEMAN, MIA. Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. no. 64, pp. 90, 225.