Auction 71 Israeli & International Art
Dec 15, 2016 (Your local time)
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LOT 46:

“Drive to the Collective Farm!”

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$ 4,000
Estimated price:
$4,000 - $6,000
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“Drive to the Collective Farm!”
Text in Yiddish. Framed. 28.5 x 18 inches to mat.

Moscow, 1920's.

Representative of the Kolkhoz propaganda campaign, seeking to to break up private ownership and promote collectivization into kolkhoz and sovkhoz farming communities.Depicts a proud modern woman driving a tractor, clearly superseding the traditional Jewish woman, seen in the background, blessing the Sabbath candles.

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