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Mark Markov-Grinberg photograph of a nude female statue with an oar against a moonlit sky

Object | Accession Number: 2005.594.10

Photographic print depicting a night scene of a nude female sculpture by Mark Markov-Grinberg. Markov-Grinberg was a major Social Realist photographer during the Stalinist era of the 1930s-1940s. He worked for major newspapers and journals, including TASS. He was a war correspondent during the Soviet-Finnish War from 1939-1940 and, in 1941, was drafted to fight in World War II. While a soldier, he continued his work as a photographer and army correspondent. After the war, he returned to his job at TASS.

Artwork Title
Statue of woman with oar in the moonlight, Park of Culture and Recreation, Moscow
Date
1930  (depiction)
Geography
depiction : Park of Culture and Recreation; Moscow (Russia)
Language
Russian
Classification
Photographs
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Mark Reichman
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:24:01
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