SHTERENBERG, DAVID PETROVICH. 1881-1948.
Obzor Deyatelnosti Otdela-izobraz. Iskusstv N.K.P. [Review of the Activity of Fine Arts Department NKP.] Petersburg: NKP, 1920.
Small 4to. 119 pp. Illustrated. Original decorated wrappers designed by Sergei Vasilevich Chekhonin. Mild wear/toning to wrappers.
FIRST EDITION. As Commissar of Artistic Matters, Shterenberg submitted his report on the Department of Figurative Arts of Narkompros (People's Commissariat of Enlightenment), dated April 1919. It is illustrated with reproductions of works by S.V. Chekhonin, Natan Altman, Ivan Puni and others. The pamphlet includes a "Declaration" signed by N. Altman, S. V. Chekhonin, V.V. Lebedev, I. Puni, D.P. Shterenberg and other artists. One of 1,500 copies.