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PYOTR OTSUP (1883-1963) Portrait of K. E. Voroshilov
Inscription in Russian, photographer’s signature «Photo P. Otsup» (on the reverse) Gelatin silver print Vintage print, 1920s. 18 x 13 cm Provenance: Borodulin Collection Pyotr Otsup (1883–1963) was a Soviet photojournalist, photographed many historic events including the Russo-Japanese War, 1905 Russian Revolution, October Revolution in 1917, World War I and Russian Civil War. He was the only photojournalist that took pictures of the Second Congress of Soviets and from 1918 to 1935 he was the official Kremlin’s photographer.