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Nikolaevich Elkin (Yolkin)

Russia • 1897−1991

The poster. Member of the Union of artists of the USSR.

1897 Born in the village of Lionfish, Moscow province.

1923-1928 Studies at the VKhUTEMAS in Moscow at Gerasimov, V. Favorsky.

1928 member of the Association "October".

1930s-1970s Creates political posters, mostly on military and social topics; posters, prints. Illustrates and designs books for publishing houses "Children's literature", "Baby", "Young guard" and others. Takes the graphic series "the construction of the channel "Moscow-Volga"", "where is hydroelectric power station", writes the series "Landscapes of suburbs" and "Palanga".

1991 Died in Moscow. The author of the book "the Tree tells the tale". M., 1971.

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