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Album Cover, Pictures at an Exhibition: Mussorgsky - Ravel, 1961

This is a Album cover. It was designed by Josef Albers and the art director was Charles E. Murphy and published by Command Records and made for (as the client) Command Records and subject: Maurice Ravel, Andre Vandernoot and Modest Mussorgsky. It is dated 1961 and we acquired it in 2018. Its medium is offset lithograph on white wove paper, gate-fold cardboard.

This object was donated by Ellen Lupton. It is credited Gift of Ellen Lupton.

Its dimensions are

30.5 × 30.5 cm (12 × 12 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in white ink, lower left: SOUND / 35 [with a spiral extending from the 5] MM; lower center: Original COMMAND master recorded on 35 mm magnetic film / © 1961 GRAND AWARD RECORD CO. INC., NEW YORK, N.Y.; lower right: CC 33 • 11003 / Command / CLASSICS

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Album Cover, Pictures at an Exhibition: Mussorgsky - Ravel, 1961; Designed by Josef Albers (German, 1888–1976, active USA, 1933–1976); offset lithograph on white wove paper, gate-fold cardboard; 30.5 × 30.5 cm (12 × 12 in.); Gift of Ellen Lupton; 2018-45-3

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hear, See, Play: Designing with Sound.

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