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Print, Cover Design for The New Yorker, 1943

This is a Print. It was designed by Ilonka Karasz and made for The New Yorker Magazine. It is dated 1943 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is zinc cut of a linoleum print, graphite on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

22.6 × 36.6 cm (8 7/8 × 14 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, inside leaf: With good wishes for whatever the year may bring / The Nylands; in Mr. Mitchell's hand, verso: New Year's 1944. By Karasz, Wm Nyland's wife. / Zinc cut, proof of cover design, drawn for the New Yorker and published by them in 1944.

Cite this object as

Print, Cover Design for The New Yorker, 1943; Designed by Ilonka Karasz ((American, born Hungary, 1896–1981)); USA; zinc cut of a linoleum print, graphite on white paper; 22.6 × 36.6 cm (8 7/8 × 14 7/16 in.) ; 1955-111-43

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