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Drawing, Map of Switzerland with Planets and Stars, ca. 1953

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Herbert Bayer. It is dated ca. 1953 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is color pencil, graphite, and pen and black ink on cream graph paper; verso: pink color pencil on cream graph 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.

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Its dimensions are

15.1 × 22.4 cm (5 15/16 × 8 13/16 in.)

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Drawing, Map of Switzerland with Planets and Stars, ca. 1953; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); color pencil, graphite, and pen and black ink on cream graph paper; verso: pink color pencil on cream graph paper; 15.1 × 22.4 cm (5 15/16 × 8 13/16 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-507

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