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1964

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2016

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Book Cover, The Eternal Present: The Beginnings of Architecture

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and S. Giedion and written by S. Giedion and published by Pantheon. It is dated 1964 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

26.1 × 39.1 cm (10 1/4 × 15 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Printed in black ink, lower right: JACKET DESIGN BY THE AUTHOR / AND HERBERT BAYER

Cite this object as

Book Cover, The Eternal Present: The Beginnings of Architecture; Designed by Herbert Bayer and S. Giedion; offset lithograph on paper; 26.1 × 39.1 cm (10 1/4 × 15 3/8 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-221

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