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1952

  • Work on this object began.

2001

  • We acquired this object.

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Record Cover, The Suites for Orchestra by J.S. Bach, 1952

This is a Record cover. It was designed by Alvin Lustig and music composed by Johann Sebastian Bach and made for (as the client) Haydn Society. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Susan Lustig Peck and catalogued by Julia Pastor. It is credited Gift of Susan Lustig Peck.

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Its dimensions are

35.6 x 37.1 cm (14 x 14 5/8 in.) Mat: 40.6 × 55.9 cm (16 × 22 in.)

It is signed

Signed in printed black script, right: lustig

It is inscribed

Printed in white, on black background at center right: J. S. BACH; in black, on orange band at center left: THE SUITES FOR ORCHESTRA; in white, on blue background at left: Number One in C major / Number Two in B minor Jean-Pierre Rampal, Flute / THE HEWITT ORCHESTRA; in black, lower left: © HAYDN SOCIETY / Collection Discophiles Français HSL-90 Record 1 of Two Records

Cite this object as

Record Cover, The Suites for Orchestra by J.S. Bach, 1952; Music composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (German, 1685 - 1750); lithograph on paper; 35.6 x 37.1 cm (14 x 14 5/8 in.) Mat: 40.6 × 55.9 cm (16 × 22 in.); Gift of Susan Lustig Peck; 2001-29-77

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