Stock Art

Much of our Soviet art on the site is available for licensing for commercial use, e.g. for editorial use (books, journals, and other media), as well as advertising and the internet, etc. 

Our website is dedicated to Soviet Art and Socialist Realism in the 20th century. We feature a large number of Soviet and socialist fine arts and posters as well as applied arts and design of that period.

Our stock covers a broad range of themes related to Soviet thematics and the history of the Soviet period. To name a few: The Soviet Woman, Soviet Agriculture, Industrial Themes, the Construction of Communism, Electrification, Nuclear and Water Power Plants, Virgin lands, Socialist Moscow, Leningrad, the Red Square, Cosmos and Cosmonauts, Satirical Drawings, Krokodil Satirical Journal, The Road to Siberia, Soviet Sports, Russian Avant-garde of the 1920s, Communist party posters, Youth festivals, Soviet Schools, Pioneers and Komsomols, Soviet Ballet and Theater  Cold War Propaganda, The Russian Village, Russian Provincial Towns, Russian Landscapes, The Volga, Theater Sets and Decorations, Textile Designs, Soviet Fashion.

Examples of publications using licensed images from our collection:
  • Paul R. Josephson, "Would Trotsky Wear a Bluetooth ?",  cover illustration by Masabikh Akhunov
  • Catherine Merridale, "Red Fortress", cover illustration by Masabikh Akhunov
  • Elena Shulman, "Stalinism on the Frontier of Empire, cover illustration by Galina Shubina
  • Richard Sorabji "Electrifying New Zealand, Russia and India"
  • Paul R. Josephson et al. "An Environmental History of Russia", cover illustration by Boris Uspensky and Oleg Savostyuk
  • "Серебряное копыце", illustrations by Marina Uspenskaya
  • "Маша и Ойка",  illustrations by Marina Uspenskaya
  • "Аленький цветочек",  illustrations by Marina Uspenskaya
  • "Дождик вышел погулять",  illustrations by Marina Uspenskaya
  • "Наш дедушка",  illustrations by Marina Uspenskaya
  • "Обида",  illustrations by Marina Uspenskaya
  • "Трудные стихи",  illustrations by Marina Uspenskaya
  • "Снегурочка",  illustrations by Marina Uspenskaya
  • "Девочки",  illustrations by Marina Uspenskaya
  • "Сними панцырь!",  illustrations by Marina Uspenskaya
  • "Кто мелет муку",  illustrations by Marina Uspenskaya
  • "Про ослика", Яков Аким, illustrations by Marina Uspenskaya
We also suggest that you visit our licensing partner, the Bridgeman Art Library. Bridgeman markets a large part of our portfolio to editorial, commercial and Print-On-Demand clients around the world. Bridgeman has offices in London, New York, Paris, Berlin and Los Angeles.

Please contact us with questions or ask us for a quote related to specific works of art, or if you need assistance in finding specific art works or topics for your publications or projects. 


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