Stephane Grappelly Original rare unreleased Album Artwork cromalin proof for I Got Rhythm
A Beautiful and extremely rare Original Cromalin Proof for Stephane Grappelly I Got Rhythm Album Cover Artwork
The artwork for this sleeve was never released
Both front and back covers of the 12 inch vinyl album sleeve.
1987 London Records cat no. 820 422 1 Mono RECDL 12 as a double album
Beautifully preserved, the artwork is sharp and clean slight creasing on the proof.
This is likely to be the only one in existence and as such is a true rarity for Jazz fans.
Proofs were generally produced in low numbers by the art studios as they awaited approval for the design from the record company and/or artists and so only a handful would normally exist. In the digital age they disappeared and so have become increasingly rare and sought after. Cromalin were even more rare due to the prohibitive cost and so are very sought after, not least because of the superior quality of print.
The proof comes with a hand signed letter of authenticity from the Shoot that Tiger art studio commissioned to produce the artwork for the record company
These Museum quality items are now part of the Fame Bureau Art Historic Archive displayed at Pop Nouveau Gallery
Part of that archive is now available to buy.