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Book Cover, The Accident

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and written by Dexter Masters and published by Alfred A. Knopf. It is dated 1965 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

21.7 × 33.3 cm (8 9/16 × 13 1/8 in.) Open: 21.7 × 53.5 cm (8 9/16 × 21 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in red, vertically, lower left of front cover: bayer; verso, bottom of left jacket flap: Typography, binding, and jacket design by / HERBERT BAYER

Cite this object as

Book Cover, The Accident; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on paper; 21.7 × 33.3 cm (8 9/16 × 13 1/8 in.) Open: 21.7 × 53.5 cm (8 9/16 × 21 1/16 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-242

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