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1940

  • Work on this object began.

1946

  • Work on this object ended.

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Print, Signs of a Bright Tomorrow, 1940–46

This is a Print. It was designed by Herbert Bayer. It is dated 1940–46 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is offset lithograph on 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

33.8 × 25.8 cm (13 5/16 × 10 3/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in black ink, lower left of image: herbert bayer

Cite this object as

Print, Signs of a Bright Tomorrow, 1940–46; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on white paper; 33.8 × 25.8 cm (13 5/16 × 10 3/16 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-318

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