Thursday, May 26, 2016

Georgy Pavlovich Pashkov

[Russia] (b 1886/d 1925)

[Georgy Pashkov poster]

"The Pashkov family for decades had a high reputation. They were patronised by the aristocracy as well as the Imperial family. Georgy Pashkov and his brothers Pavel and Nikolai graduated from the Stroganov Art School and became successful Moscow artists. (..) The Pashkov brothers participated in a number of important decorating projects supported by the Russian Royal Family.[3] In 1912, Georgy Pashkov with his brother Nikolai decorated the lower church of the Feodorovsky Imperial Cathedral in Tsarskoye Selo. (..) Georgy Pashkov created a significant number of advertising posters in the pre-World War I times...(..) In 1923, Georgy created the design of the first USSR stamps."



Russia 1923 "Agricultural Exhibition, Moscow" (4,4,4) [Litho] Sc(242,...,245) [ images credit of Wikipedia ] [ The same designs were issued also with Perforations 12.5 (Sc 246,...,249) and 13.5 (Sc(246a,...,249a) ]

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