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Greeting Card, Merry Christmas and Happy 1956, Herbert and Joella Bayer

This is a Greeting Card. It was designed by Herbert Bayer. It is dated 1956 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is offset lithograph on glossy off-white cardstock. 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

16.3 × 21.3 cm (6 7/16 × 8 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left corner: bayer 1956

Cite this object as

Greeting Card, Merry Christmas and Happy 1956, Herbert and Joella Bayer; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on glossy off-white cardstock; 16.3 × 21.3 cm (6 7/16 × 8 3/8 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-461

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