ANATOLIJ L'VOVIC KAPLAN: OCERK TVORCESTVA

Kaplan, Anatoly L'Vovich; Boris Davuidovich Suris

Published by Leningrad; "chudoznik RSFSR", 1972
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Original Cloth. 8vo. 239 pages. 24 cm. First edition. In Russian. Anatoly Lvovich Kaplan; Sketch of the Artist. Summary in English: pp. 234-236. Pages 83 to 232 consists entirely of illustrations (many in color) from the artists work over the period 1928-1969. Frontispiece portrait of Anatoli Lvovich Kaplan (1902–1980) ; "Russian draftsman and lithographer. Kaplan studied at the Leningrad Academy from 1921 to 1927 and then he worked as a stage designer for ten years. He became a member of the Union of Soviet Artists in 1939 and his work was regularly shown in Russia. In 1941 he was commissioned to arrange the Jewish exhibit in the Leningrad Ethnological Museum. Kaplan started doing lithographs in 1937. His prints are inspired by Jewish tradition and Russian folklore. An emphasis on decorative elements imbues many of his works with a fairy tale quality. Kaplan drew illustrations to Shalom Aleichem's Kasrilovka (1937–41) , The Bewitched Tailor (1953–57) ; and Tevye the Milkman (1957–61) . The series 'Views of Leningrad' (1946) , executed during the days of the blockade, were acquired by many Russian museums. He also created lithographs for Song of Songs (1958–60) , Yiddish Folk Songs (1959–60) , and The Little Goat (1958) . Kaplan, even at this late date, caught the atmosphere of the Jewish shtetl with simplicity and humor and succeeded in conveying the poetic mood of the literary sources. " (Cohen, EJ 2008) Attractively bound in purple cloth, attractive jacket, decorative endpages; housed in box as issued. Subjects: Kaplan, Anatoli (Anatoli Lvovic) , 1902-1980. Anatoly L. Kaplan – Jewish Art – Soviet Union. Jewish Artists – Russia. OCLC lists 7 copies. Light wear to jacket and light soiling to cloth, otherwise fresh. Very good + condition. (ART-22-46) xx. Bookseller Inventory # 33423

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Title: ANATOLIJ L'VOVIC KAPLAN: OCERK TVORCESTVA

Publisher: Leningrad; "chudoznik RSFSR"

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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