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David Edward Byrd
"Jesus Christ Superstar" Original 1971 drawing

1971

$4,200

About

This work is as much of a collectors item as it is a fine work of art. it is the original 1971 concept drawing with detailed notations for Jesus Christ Superstar, framed with original 1971 poster. 38x24. David Byrd created some of the most memorable Classic Theatre and Rock and Roll images from the 1960s and 1970's. This is the first time that this rare original one of a kind drawing has been available for sale since it was first created over 50 years ago. This drawing is the actual drawing that was presented for approval of the final artwork. David created ALL of the Art for Bill Graham’s Fillmore East, including their Program covers and Rock posters, the art for Jimi Hendrix’s first Fillmore East appearance, The Rolling Stones 1969 World Tour art, The Who’s Performance of Tommy at the New York Metropolitan Opera House and The Fillmore, and The Grateful Dead Swell Dance Concert to name only a few. David also created the poster art for the original location of the 1969 Woodstock music festival . His memorable images were used for classic Broadway shows like Godspell, Follies and Jesus Christ Superstar to mention only a few. These museum quality drawings are rarely made available for purchase, they are not only wonderful rare works of art, but are truly historically important works in the field of Theatre and Rock and Roll collecting. This extremely rare original drawing from 1971 is signed and dated and is the original presentation drawing that was created by David Byrd for the approval of the final poster artwork. David's poster art is in many museum collections, including : The Louvre, in Paris, Victoria & Albert in London, The Museum of Modern Art in New York and The Smithsonian in Washington, DC.

Details

  • Creator
    David Edward Byrd (1941, American)
  • Creation Year
    1971
  • Dimensions
    Height: 38 in. (96.52 cm)Width: 24 in. (60.96 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Southampton, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2082503802

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    Ships From: Eastport, NY
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