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Book Cover, Bauhaus 1919–1928, 1955

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and edited by Walter Gropius and Herbert Bayer. It is dated 1955 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is offset lithograph on glossy white 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 × 39.8 cm (10 1/4 × 15 11/16 in.) Open: 26 × 62.3 cm (10 1/4 × 24 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Bauhaus 1919–1928, 1955; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on glossy white paper; 26 × 39.8 cm (10 1/4 × 15 11/16 in.) Open: 26 × 62.3 cm (10 1/4 × 24 1/2 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-234

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