200 Today: Happy Birthday Ludwig; Willis, Philippa Jean; 1970; 1972:0096:0049

From

Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop

Name/Title

200 Today: Happy Birthday Ludwig

About this object

Musical notes and score with an image of Ludwig Van Beethoven and a dialogue balloon reading: "200 Today / Happy Birthday Ludwig." Born in 1770, this print celebrates Beethoven's 200th birthday. The musical score providing the background of the image is the Ninth Symphony.

Place Made

Chicago, IL

Place Notes

Made as part of a collaboration between the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Advance Screen Company.

Maker

Willis, Philippa Jean

Maker Role

Printer

Format

Print

Date Made

1970

Medium and Materials

Screen print.

Inscription and Marks

verso: [pencil] .A784 me.1verso: [pencil] 72:096:49

Measurements

32.2 cm x 32.5 cm (image)

38.1 cm x 38.1 cm (sheet)

Subject and Association Description

Part of a portfolio of screen prints organized by Sonia Sheridan in 1970. The portfolio is a collaboration between the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Advance Screen Company.

Subject and Association Keywords

1970s

Subject and Association Keywords

Sonia Sheridan

Subject and Association Keywords

Screen Prints

Subject and Association Keywords

Art Institute of Chicago

Subject and Association Keywords

Chicago

Subject and Association Keywords

Philippa Jean Willis

Subject and Association Keywords

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Subject and Association Keywords

Symphony No. 9

Object Type

Screen Print

Object number

1972:0096:0049

Copyright Licence  

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