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Poster, King Lear, New York Public Theater

This is a Poster. It was designed by Paula Scher. It is dated 1995 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is screenprint on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Pentagram. It is credited Gift of Pentagram.

  • Poster, John Lennon
  • offset lithograph on white wove paper.
  • Gift of Various Donors.
  • 1981-29-511

Its dimensions are

111.8 x 74.9cm (44 x 29 1/2in.)

It is inscribed

Imprinted along right edge of face, in black: BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE / DIRECTED BY ADRMAN HALL / [in gold:] THE PUBLIC THEATER / [round logo of Anspacher Theater] / [in black:] 425 Lafayette Street / (212)260-2400; in gold, upper left margin: DESIGN: PENTAGRAM PHOTO:PETER HARRISON

Cite this object as

Poster, King Lear, New York Public Theater; Designed by Paula Scher (American, b. 1948); USA; screenprint on paper; 111.8 x 74.9cm (44 x 29 1/2in.); Gift of Pentagram; 1998-2-2

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