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1956

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2016

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2019

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Book Cover, Pandora's Box

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and written by Dora Panofsky and Erwin Panofsky and published by Pantheon. It is dated 1956 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors.

Its dimensions are

26.5 × 42.2 cm (10 7/16 × 16 5/8 in.) Open: 26.5 × 67.5 cm (10 7/16 × 26 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Pandora's Box; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on paper; 26.5 × 42.2 cm (10 7/16 × 16 5/8 in.) Open: 26.5 × 67.5 cm (10 7/16 × 26 9/16 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-219

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