Aretha Franklin original production Artwork for Album Cover Sleeve



This is the the original master photographic transparency used for Aretha Franklin’s What You See is What You Sweat album cover
catalogue number Arista ARCD 8628 for the US and
Arista 261 724 for the UK & Europe
With the original letter to the Art studio owner commissioned to produce the album cover artwork pointing out that only one of the two different transparencies is for the sleeve.
Both of these professional large transparencies are included each approx 4x4inches.
 it would be the  origin for the production artwork and all subsequent proofs and the final released  album 
These items alongside the letter would look great mounted with the album itself.

These Museum quality items are part of the Shoot That Tiger Studio Archive.
The award winning studio was resposible for producing some of the most iconic Album and single covers and associated promotional items for the 70s 80s and 90s. Part of that archive is now available to buy.

Production artwork is the rarest of all media it is the origin of all subsequent proofs and ultimately the finished product. The design would likely be altered before production making these versions rare and unreleased.
with a letter of authentication from the studio commissioned to produce the work for the record company/artist. 
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