ALTMAN, Natan Isaevich. Lenin: risunki i oblozhka raboty Natana Al'tmana. Illustrated with 10 drawings by Natan Altman. 8vo., bound in original illustrated wrappers. Saint Peterburg: Otdela Izobrazitel'nykh iskusstv Narodnogo Komissariata po Prosveshcheniiu, 1921.
First Edition of this series of nine portraits of Lenin at work and at rest by one of the major figures of Russian Futurism, painter, graphic artist and theatrical designer, a contributor to the seminal volume Worldbackwards. The work consists of nine portraits of Lenin and a view of the Kremlin from his office. Front wrapper illustrated with an attractive Suprematist design by Altman.
Rowell and Wye No. 331. A Catalogue of Russian Avant-Garde Books in the British Library 1912-1934, No. 6.
Item nr. 143639 $ 1,250.00