“Drive to the Collective Farm!”

AUCTION 71 | Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 at 1:00
Israeli & International Art

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Lot 46

“Drive to the Collective Farm!”

Text in Yiddish. Framed. 28.5 x 18 inches to mat.

Moscow, 1920’s.:

Est: $4,000 - $6,000
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.