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1945

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2016

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Magazine Cover, House & Garden

This is a Magazine cover. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and published by Condé Nast and made for (as the client) House & Garden. It is dated August 1945 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper, mounted to black cardstock 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

31.2 × 23.5 cm (12 5/16 × 9 1/4 in.) Mount: 37.5 × 28 cm (14 3/4 × 11 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left corner: August 1945 / Price 35 Cents 40 Cents in Canada; in blue ink, directly underneath: COPYRIGHT 1945, THE CONDÉ NAST PUBLICATIONS INC.

Cite this object as

Magazine Cover, House & Garden; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on paper, mounted to black cardstock paper; 31.2 × 23.5 cm (12 5/16 × 9 1/4 in.) Mount: 37.5 × 28 cm (14 3/4 × 11 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-331

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