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1966

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1985

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Print, The Ideal vs. The Real Advertisement Proof, late 20th century

This is a Print. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and featuring artwork by Ernest Tino Trova and made for (as the client) Atlantic Richfield Company. It is dated late 20th century 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

27.9 × 21.7 cm (11 × 8 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in black ink, upper right: artist: trova

Cite this object as

Print, The Ideal vs. The Real Advertisement Proof, late 20th century; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on glossy white paper; 27.9 × 21.7 cm (11 × 8 9/16 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-291

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