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Berlioz-inspired works of art : Julio de Diego and Harvey Dunn

Unless otherwise stated all pictures on this page have been scanned from engravings, postcards and other publications in our own collection. All rights of reproduction reserved.

DIEGO, DUNN AND BERLIOZ

Symphonie fantastique

fantastique1

This picture accompanied a large-size advert for the Farnsworth radios and Farnsworth phonograph-radios published in 1946, a copy of which is in our own collection. A hand-written note on a corner of the page indicates that it may have been inserted in the 17 January 1946 issue of the Life. The original painting by Julio de Diego was at the time of publication in the Capehart Collection.

We provided a scanned image of this picture to the Scottish Chamber Orchestra at their request for the publicity poster for their performance of Symphonie fantastique, which was also later used as the cover image of the CD of its live recording .

fantastique2

This monochrome picture accompanied a full-page advert for the Steinway piano in the 7 January 1922 issue of The Literary Digest, a copy of which is in our collection. The original picture was painted by Harvey Dunn for the Steinway Collection (see below).

fantastique3

This coloured picture accompanied a similar advert for the Steinway piano in the January 1922 issue of the Atlantic Monthly, a copy of which is in our collection.

fantastique4

This reproduction, accompanied by an essay on Berlioz, appeared in a book entitled The Steinway Collection published in 1919, a copy of which is in our collection.

The essay on Berlioz

essay on Berlioz

 

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