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Die 3 Groschen-Oper The Three-Penny Opera

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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
On red background, white "cut-outs” in the form in the number 3, a large circle, and half-moon wedges in lower center. The outline of a man's profile, in top hat and with mustache, is sketched in purple and black paint. Unidentifiable objects are in the lower center, possibly, pins.
Inscriptions: at top, "die 3 groschenoper", at mid-right: Von Krt Weill / und bert brecht", and at lower left: "mit rudolf forster, carina neher, / valeska gert, reinhold schunzel, paul kemp, / regie: G.W.Pabst / neue filmkunst walter kirkchner".
Designer
Hans Hillmann, German, 1925 - 2014
Date
1957
Credit Line
Gift of Sara and Marc Benda
Medium
Offset lithograph on wove paper
Type
graphic design
Object Name
Poster
Type
Poster
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Accession Number
2010-21-89
Restrictions & Rights
© By permission of the Hans Hillmann Estate