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Poster, Giselle

This is a Poster. It was designed by Armin Hofmann and collected by Dan Friedman and photographed by Merkle and printed by Wasserman A.G. and made for Basler Freilichtspiele. It is dated 1959 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is offset lithograph on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Ken Friedman. It is credited Gift of Ken Friedman.

Its dimensions are

127.6 x 90.2 cm (50 1/4 x 35 1/2 in. )

It is signed

Printed vertically in white ink, lower right: Entwurf: Armin Hofmann Photo: Merkle Druck: Wassermann A.G. Basel

It is inscribed

Inscribed in ballpoint pen, verso, across lower third of sheet: Printed in Switzerland

Cite this object as

Poster, Giselle; Designed by Armin Hofmann (Swiss, b.1920); Switzerland; offset lithograph on white wove paper; 127.6 x 90.2 cm (50 1/4 x 35 1/2 in. ); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-142

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