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1965

  • Work on this object began.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2022

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Book Cover, Philip Johnson Architecture 1949–1965

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen and written by Philip Johnson and Henry-Russell Hitchcock and made for (as the client) Holt, Rinehart & Winston. It is dated 1965 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff. It is credited Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff.

Its dimensions are

28.4 × 39.4 cm (11 3/16 × 15 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, upper left corner, vertically: Philip / Johnson; directly below, upper left, vertically: Architecture 1949–1965; bottom left corner: Holt / Rinehart / Winston

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Philip Johnson Architecture 1949–1965; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927–2016); lithograph on paper; 28.4 × 39.4 cm (11 3/16 × 15 1/2 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-49

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