illustration for pro eto
Maquette for an illustration for About This (Pro eto), a poem
by Vladimir Mayakovsky. 1923.

Cut-and-pasted printed papers and gelatin-silver photographs and gouache on cardboard,
16 3/4 x 12 15/16" (42.5 x 32.5 cm). State Mayakovsky Museum, Moscow
Under the illustration in the book appear the following lines from the poem:
"And the century stands / as it was / Unwhipped / domesticity's mare won't move."

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