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Sergei Rachmaninoff archive, 1872-1992

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Iconography, 1885-1992 (continued)
Photographs of SR Alone (continued)
SR, arms folded, facing camera, 1926 (continued)
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.
BOX-FOLDER 63/46 SR, head shot, passport-style photos
3 nearly identical photographs ; 6.3 x 6.3 cm.
Two of these are signed "S. Rachmaninoff," in SR's hand.
BOX-FOLDER 63/47 SR seated at piano, legs crossed, facing camera
11.6 x 8.6 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 63/48 SR seated, legs crossed, facing camera, left hand on chin
13.9 x 8.3 cm.
Verso bears an inscription that reads "Study for portrait in Steinway building."
BOX-FOLDER 63/49 SR seated in armchair, circa 1939
5 prints: prints "A" and "B" ; 15.3 x 11.0 cm; Print "C" ; 14.6 x 10.6 cm ; Print "D" ; 8.5 x 5.5 cm ; Print "E" is a reproduced copy ; 14.4 x 10.1 cm ; on the recto is printed, in Russian, with the date "1939"
BOX-FOLDER 63/50 SR at piano, in performance (at Carnegie Hall?), hands at keyboard, taken from far end of piano, circa 1940
Print ; 15.4 x 23.7 cm (20.9 x 26.5 cm with mount)
BOX-FOLDER 63/51 SR at piano, in performance (at Carnegie Hall?), right hand to forehead, taken from far end of piano, circa 1940
2 original prints: print "A" ; 15.9 x 23.6 cm (21.0 x 26.4 cm with mount) ; print "B" is a matted print ; 16.1 x 23.5 cm (24.5 x 30.3 cm with mat)
Print "B" verso of the mat bears an inscription in English, that reads "SVR – Carnegie Hall."
BOX-FOLDER 63/52 SR at piano, in performance (at Carnegie Hall?), audience visible on left half of image, taken from far end of piano, circa 1940
8.2 x 23.2 cm (large-bordered stock measures 20.4 x 25.5 cm)
BOX-FOLDER 63/53 SR at piano, in performance (at Carnegie Hall?), enlargement of SR's image (only) from the preceding photograph, circa 1940
12.7 x 17.5 cm.
Verso bears the following inscriptions: the date "6/19/33" ; the name "Rachmaninoff."
BOX-FOLDER 66/7 SR as conductor, circa 1940
Print ; 35.5 x 28.0 cm.
Photographer: Adrian Siegel.
BOX-FOLDER 63/54 SR standing at the steering wheel of a boat
2 prints ; 7.8 x 7.6 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 63/55 SR standing at the steering wheel of a boat, wearing white hat
Matted print ; 5.6 x 5.3 cm (11.7 x 9.8 cm with mat)
BOX-FOLDER 63/56 SR sitting in a boat, on a lake, wearing white hat and pants
Matted print ; 9.2 x 6.8 cm (16.6 x 13.2 cm with mat)
BOX-FOLDER 63/57 SR at desk, studying score
Print ; 17.3 x 21.5 cm (21.3 x 26.2 cm with mount)
BOX-FOLDER 63/58 SR, on right of photograph, composing at desk, pen in right hand, cigarette in left hand, ashtray on desk
3 original prints: print "A," with a glossy finish ; 18.5 x 23.5 cm (21.5 x 26.4 cm with mount); print "B," with a matte finish, 18.2 x 23.4 cm ; print "C," with a glossy finish ; 9.0 x 14.2 cm.
Print C is a wider and more complete version of the above prints.
BOX-FOLDER 66/8 SR, head lowered, sitting at desk, holding glasses, 1942
Matted print ; 17.7 x 17.7 cm (35.7 x 28.6 cm with mat)
Verso of mat includes inscription that reads "SVR – 1942."
Includes photographic negative, measuring 24.5 x 19.6 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 69/5 SR composing at desk, studio portrait
Print ; 33.9 x 26.5 cm.
The cover bears the name "Elson-Alexandre / Los Angeles" and an inscription that reads "photo Father in Senar."
Includes photographic negative ; 24.5 x 19.6 cm.
Photographer: Eric Schaal.
BOX-FOLDER 63/59 SR (on left of photograph) composing at desk, without jacket, pen in right hand, ashtray on desk
18.0 x 23.1 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 63/60 SR standing at piano, studying score
Print ; 18.5 x 23.6 cm (21.5 x 26.3 cm with mount)
BOX-FOLDER 63/61 SR head shot, in three-quarter profile, 1941
10.7 x 7.9 cm.
Verso bears inscription that reads "Dec. 31, 1941."
BOX-FOLDER 63/62 SR seated, in concert dress, wearing overcoat with large fur lapels and cuffs, his gloved hands in his lap
Print ; 23.5 x 17.5 cm (26.2 x 21.4 cm. with mount)
BOX-FOLDER 63/63 SR seated outdoors, reading a book
2 prints: print "A," with a matte finish ; 23.8 x 18.4 cm; print "B," with a glossy finish ; 23.7 x 18.9 cm. (26.1 x 21.0 cm with mount)
BOX-FOLDER 63/64 SR standing outdoors next to flowering bush, holding a book
Print ; 24.6 x 18.8 cm (26.0 x 20.7 cm with mount)
BOX-FOLDER 63/65 SR (full body shot) standing outdoors on brick patio, Aug. 1942
2 prints: print "A," with a matte finish ; print "B," with a glossy finish ; 17.8 x 11.8 cm. (25.4 x 18.2 cm. with mat)
Print "A" bears inscriptions on its verso, by S. Satin, in a combination of both Russian and Roman scripts, that read "Taken at the P. [Pavel'] N. Shul'gins' [home] in August / 1942. Beverley Hill [sic], California / Serezha [SR], taken after working" (translation). Print "B" bears on its verso, the inscription, in English, "Last picture taken near Beverly Hills, / California, Fall 1942.
MAPCASE-DRAWER 5/15 Posters bearing photographs of SR reading, "1873-1973 / Sergeĭ Vasil'evich / Rakhmaninoff"
(2 copies)
In Russian.
Items are housed in Folder 1.
Representing publicity for events to take place at the Great Hall of the Moscow State Conservatory.
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