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1939

  • Work on this object began.

2016

  • We acquired this object.

2019

2021

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Magazine Cover, Fortune, Vol. 20, No. 3

This is a Magazine cover. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and made for (as the client) Fortune. It is dated September 1939 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is gravure print on thick 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 × 27.9 cm (14 3/16 in. × 11 in.)

It is signed

Printed in blue ink, lower left corner: herbert bayer 39

Cite this object as

Magazine Cover, Fortune, Vol. 20, No. 3; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); gravure print on thick paper; 36.1 × 27.9 cm (14 3/16 in. × 11 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-343

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