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Print, Cohama Designer Colors, 1946

This is a Print. It was designed by Herbert Bayer. It is dated 1946 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

36.1 × 28.9 cm (14 3/16 × 11 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, bottom left: This Proof Presented By: / DORLAND INTERNATIONAL / PETTINGELL & FENTON, INC. / Ad No. C1 / H.O. 4897 / Publication: Vogue, Aug. 15th, 1946 / Harper’s Bazaar, Aug. 1946

Cite this object as

Print, Cohama Designer Colors, 1946; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on white paper; 36.1 × 28.9 cm (14 3/16 × 11 3/8 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-321

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