BORIS IGNATOVICH (1899-1976) Vladimir Mayakovsky on Red Square. Moscow, 1929

Lot 342
8002 000
Inscription in Russian, stamp « Directorate of International Photo Exhibitions» (on the reverse) Gelatin silver print Printed by mid-20th century 26.6 x 23.3 cm Provenance: Borodulin Collection Boris Ignatovich (1899-1976) was a Russian Soviet photographer, master of documentary photography, reporter, cameraman and journalist. A pioneer of Soviet avant-garde photography in the 1920s-30s, the founder of photojournalism, an innovator and teacher, one of the most significant artists and daring «formalists» of his time.