Lidiya Ilyina, (1915-1994)
Women of the World, 1964
Collection of the Anchorage Museum, gift of the Union of Soviet Artists, of the Former U.S.S.R., 1972.97.38
Soviet artist Lidiya Ilyina’s linocut print depicts women of different ethnicities and nationalities advocating for peace. Ilyina was a graphic artist from present-day Kyrgyzstan, known for depicting female subjects— women in power, young female students, and female workers in rural areas.