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Webster Aitken playing Schubert

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    UK (made)

  • Date:

    1938 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf DR23

Physical description

White outline of a pianist's hand at a piano, blue and white ball, blue & black background.

Place of Origin

UK (made)


1938 (made)


Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Webster Aitken playing Schubert [...] Aeolian Hall

McKnight Kauffer (38)


Height: 60.2 cm, Width: 50.8 cm

Descriptive line

Poster by McKnight Kauffer advertising a performance of Webster Aitken playing Schubert. UK, 1938.


Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Concerts; Music; Pianos


Prints; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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