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Sergei Rachmaninoff archive, 1872-1992

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Iconography, 1885-1992 (continued)
Photographs of SR Alone (continued)
SR seated, inscribed by SR in German to N. Franko, New York, 2 February 1910 (continued)
Photographer: Anderern [?]
BOX-FOLDER 63/11 SR in profile, inscribed by SR in Russian to Nikolaĭ Medtner, 29 April 1910
Reproduction of an original photograph; 18.2 x 12.0 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 63/12 SR
18.0 x 12.7 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 63/13 SR on riverbank, circa 1901
2 prints, plus photographic negative; print "A" is a matted print, 12.9 x 8.9 cm (21.6 x 16.2 cm with mat) ; print "B" 16.1 x 11.8 cm.
Print "A" verso contains an inscription in English that reads "Visiting his friends in Khoper River, Saratov, about 1901."
BOX-FOLDER 63/14 SR facing camera, right hand on chin, printed signature, Moscow, 28 April 1910
Printed photograph ; 23.3 x 14.2 cm (image area measures 14.3 x 9.8 cm)
Includes a four-measure quotation from the Concerto no. 3, op. 30 (first theme, first movement)
BOX-FOLDER 63/15 SR in his first automobile, ‘Lorelei,' at Ivanovka, 1912
Reproduction of an original photograph ; 10.2 x 12.5 cm.
Photographer: Natalia Rachmaninoff.
BOX-FOLDER 63/16 SR wearing hat, with dog (beagle mix, in foreground), 1912-1913
Matted print ; 17.7 x 12.7 cm (24.6 x 18.3 cm with mat)
Inscription, by S. Satin, in English that reads "Rachmaninoff with his dog Bayan. Ivanovka, about 1912-13."
BOX-FOLDER 63/17 SR in profile, 1918
Photographic reproduction on a postcard printed by Wilhem Hansen's Musikforlag (Copenhagen) ; 13.9 x 8.9 cm.
Print "B" is a cut-out of SR's head from the same photographic postcard, it is accompanied by a small white envelope in which this cut-out was housed, and which bears an inscription, by S. Satin, in Russian, that reads "Small things / Serezha" [i.e., SR].
BOX-FOLDER 63/18 SR standing at redwood tree, at Bohemian Club Grove, Calif., 1919
25.7 x 17.8 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 63/19 SR seated, wearing hat, in Calif., 1919
2 prints: print "A," with a matte finish, 16.9 x 12.3 cm . ; print "B," with a glossy finish, is a matted print 16.4 x 12.2 cm (25.0 x 19.3 cm with mat)
Print "B" verso bears the inscription, by S. Satin, in English: "photo / from Etude no 205. 1919 / California."
BOX-FOLDER 63/20 SR passport photograph
4.9 x 3.6 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 63/21 SR at the piano, facing camera, left hand on forehead
Reproduction of an original photograph ; 16.8 x 10.6 cm.
Photographer: Hay-Wrightson.
BOX-FOLDER 63/22 SR at the piano
2 prints: print "A," 25.5 x 20.3 cm. ; print "B," 24.6 x 18.8 cm.
Photographer: Mishkin (New York)
BOX-FOLDER 63/23 SR, head shot, left hand on chin, undated
25.8 x 20.3 cm.
Photographer: Rembrandt (New York?)
BOX-FOLDER 66/2 SR in overcoat, gloves and cane, facing camera, circa 1920
2 prints: print "A," 22.8 x 15.7 cm. ; print "B," 23.9 x 18.9 cm. (33.4 x 26.1 cm. with mat)
Photographer: Mishkin.
BOX-FOLDER 66/3 SR, facing camera, hands in pockets, circa 1920
Studio portrait, 18.5 x 14.0 cm.
Photographer: Swaine.
BOX-FOLDER 63/24 SR in hammock reading, circa 1920
2 prints: print "A," 7.7 x 13.8 cm ; print "B" 7.8 x 13.4 cm.
Print "A" verso bears an inscription, by S. Satin, in English: "Summer 1920-21 / or 1922-23 / New Jersey. Locust Point."
BOX-FOLDER 63/25 SR seated at his desk, 2 November 1923
18.6 x 24.6 cm.
Verso bears a typed description, in English, that reads "An informal pose of Rachmaninoff at his desk. This is not the desk which Mme. Rachmaninoff presented to the Museum of Art in Moscow." The words "Museum of Art in Moscow" have been crossed out in pencil, replaced by the words "Library of Congress," by S. Satin. Satin's inscription, from 23 March 1959, continues: "The Museum of Music [in Moscow] sent 3 times men to measure / the desk, but never took it from Steinway. Finally, the family gave / the desk to the L. C. archive."
Photographer: Steinway & Sons.
BOX-FOLDER 63/26 SR head shot, circa 1925
21.6 x 16.9 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 63/27 SR head shot in profile
25.3 x 20.1 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 63/28 SR in profile, in overcoat, with cane, wearing hat, holding a camera
25.5 x 20.2 cm.
Photographer: Bain News Service.
BOX-FOLDER 69/1 SR studio portrait, 1926
Matted print, 31.6 x 23.5 cm (44.9 x 35.6 cm with mat)
Photographer: Émile Marcovitch.
BOX-FOLDER 63/29 SR, inscribed, in SR's hand, to Josef Hofmann, New York, 29 January 1929
Reproduction of photograph ; 24.4 x 19.1 cm.
Inscription, in English, reads "to Josef Hofmann my dear friend and constant teacher for many, many years... / Sergei Rachmaninoff."
Laid in: a typed letter, signed by A. W. Greiner [Greĭner, Aleksandr] on stationery of Steinway and Sons, New York, 10 May 1948. The letter is addressed to Sophie Satin.
BOX-FOLDER 63/30 SR, arms folded, facing camera, 1926
14.5 x 9.8 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 69/2 SR studio portraits, 1927
2 identical prints ; approximately 23.5 x 18.5 cm; the paper mats to which each photograph is affixed approximately 41.3 x 28.6 cm.
Photographer: Kubey, Rembrandt Studios.
BOX-FOLDER 66/4 SR, hands folded, holding pencil, studio portrait
Matted print ; 23.8 x 17.7 cm (35.5 x 29.0 cm with mat)
Photographer: Ursula Richter, Dresden, 1927.
BOX-FOLDER 63/31 SR as soloist standing in front of orchestra, Luzern, 1929
2 nearly identical prints ; 10.0 x 14.7 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 69/3 SR standing at piano and in front of mirror, hand in pocket, circa 1929
Matted ; 23.3 x 12.7 cm (44.7 x 35.7 cm with mat)
BOX-FOLDER 66/5 SR studio portrait (half-profile), circa 1930
Matted print ; 23.6 x 18.7 cm (33.0 x 26.2 cm with mat)
BOX-FOLDER 66/6 SR at piano, circa 1930
Matted print ; 17.4 x 23.3 cm (25.5 x 29.9 cm with mat)
BOX-FOLDER 63/32 SR seated at his desk at Senar
5 identical prints: four unmatted (approximately 12.7 x 18.0 cm) and one matted (18.9 x 22.3 cm with mat)
BOX-FOLDER 69/4 SR in profile, studio portrait
Matted print ; 34.7 x 26.5 cm (45.2 x 35.7 cm with mat)
Photographer: Adolph Altman.
MAPCASE-DRAWER 5/15 SR composing at desk
Large reproduction (dot-matrix) in blue ink ; 45.6 x 35.5 cm) ; printed on large-bordered paper stock (56.0 x 43.3 cm)
Item is housed in Folder 1.
BOX-FOLDER 63/33 SR head shot in profile, 4 January 1933
13.7 x 8.6 cm.
Recto bears inscription in SR's hand, one word, in Russian, initialed "S. R."
Photographer: George Faitzer.
BOX-FOLDER 63/34 SR seated, legs crossed, reading newspaper
2 identical prints, differing only in finish: print "A" has a matte finish (24.2 x 19.4 cm); print "B" a glossy finish (24.2 x 19.7 cm), and is matted on paper stock (24.9 x 20.5 with mat)
BOX-FOLDER 63/35 SR at the piano, in concert, audience in background
Postcard ; 14.7 x 10.5 cm.
Verso contains an inscription, by S. Satin, in English, that reads "Concert in Germany?"
BOX-FOLDER 63/36 SR at the piano, in profile
12.6 x 20.4 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 63/37 SR standing at the piano, studying large score, undated
Postcard ; 14.0 x 9.1 cm.
Recto of postcard bears the printed title "Der weltberühmte Komponist und Pianist / Sergei Rachmaninoff / an seinem Steinway-Flügel."
Verso of postcard bears a printed quote by SR, in German, New York, 14 April 1920, endorsing Steinway & Sons' pianos.
Verso also bears an inscription by S. Satin, in English, that reads "In R. studio."
Photographer: Steinway & Sons.
BOX-FOLDER 63/38 SR standing at railing, wearing overcoat, hat in hand, facing camera
18.0 x 12.8 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 63/39 SR, full body shot, standing at railing, wearing overcoat and hat
Print ; 25.8 x 20.4 cm (26.5 x 21.0 cm with mount)
Photographer: Bain News Service.
BOX-FOLDER 63/40 SR, face and torso, wearing overcoat and hat
23.6 x 18.6 cm. ; Includes photographic negative, 24.5 x 19.6 cm.
Photographer: Bain News Service.
BOX-FOLDER 63/41 SR, head and torso, in profile, wearing overcoat and hat
Print ; 24.4 x 19.6 cm (25.4 x 19.7 cm with mount)
BOX-FOLDER 63/42 SR in overcoat and hat, facing right
Matted print ; 23.7 x 18.8 cm (30.7 x 25.8 cm with mat)
BOX-FOLDER 63/43 SR, full body shot, wearing overcoat and hat, with cane, standing on snow-laden stairs
25.4 x 20.5 cm (26.1 x 21.1 cm with mount)
Photographer: Bain News Service.
BOX-FOLDER 63/44 SR, full body shot, wearing overcoat, facing camera, standing between doors with round windows
24.4 x 16.2 cm. Includes photographic negative, 24.4 x 16.2 cm.
Photographer: Bain News Service.
BOX-FOLDER 63/45 SR, seated at table, holding pencil
23.6 x 18.6 cm.
Photographer: Bain News Service.
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