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Poster, Ashes - Public Theater (New York Shakespeare Festival), 1977

This is a Poster. It was designed by Paul Davis. It is dated 1977 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

116.7 x 63.7 cm (45 15/16 x 25 1/16 in. )

It is signed

Signature of artist on original drawing appears at lower right corner above the man's shoulder, in script: Paul Davis [copyright symbol] 1977

It is inscribed

Imprinted in white lower center to lower right: Paul Davis [copyright symbol] copyright 1977 Paul Davis All rights reservd New York Shakespeare Festival A COntemporary Poster Classic [registered trademark] Distributed exclusivly by Darien House Inc. New York CIty. Printed in U.S.A. Imprinted in blue lower right corner New York Shakespeare Festival stamp showing portrait of Shakespeare.

Cite this object as

Poster, Ashes - Public Theater (New York Shakespeare Festival), 1977; Designed by Paul Davis (American, b. 1938); offset lithograph on white wove paper; 116.7 x 63.7 cm (45 15/16 x 25 1/16 in. ); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-205

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