Vladimir Mayakovskiy, Bust in silumin features a 1920s likeness of the famous Futurist poet, circa 1970s-80s.
6 3/4" (17.5cm) tall. Excellent condition.
Mayakovskiy (1893 - 1930), born in Georgia to Cossack/Ukrainian parents, was a multi-talented revolutionary poet who also designed posters and produced films. Known for decades as the author of the famous line that became a longstanding Soviet motto: "Lenin lives, lived and will live!" Disillusioned with life and the Soviet state, he committed suicide at 37.