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1924

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2016

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2019

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Print, Design for RCC Advertising Sign

This is a Print. It was designed by Herbert Bayer. It is dated 1924 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.

  • Globe Table Lamp
  • chromium, plastic, electric cord.
  • Gift of Mel Byars.
  • 1991-59-100

Its dimensions are

28.4 × 21.3 cm (11 3/16 × 8 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at right of "HERBERT BAYER" printed in black, bottom center: 1924; verso, upper left corner: Return to H. Bayer. / original proof / w/ Bayers / signature / $1000.

Cite this object as

Print, Design for RCC Advertising Sign; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on white paper; 28.4 × 21.3 cm (11 3/16 × 8 3/8 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-508

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Herbert Bayer: Bauhaus Master.

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