ALTMAN, Natan Isaevich. Lenin: risunki i oblozhka raboty Natana Al'tmana.  pp. Illustrated with 10 reproductions of drawings by Natan Altman. 8vo., 230 x 190 mm, bound in original illustrated tan wrappers, in a new linene cloth folding box. Saint Petersburg: 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. Natan Altman (1889-1970) was a painter, graphic artist and theatrical designer and a contributor to the seminal volume Worldbackwards. The work consists of nine intimate portraits of Lenin and a view of the Kremlin from his office. Front wrapper illustrated with an attractive Suprematist design by Altman.
Rowell & Wye, No. 331.
Item nr. 169791