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1952

  • Work on this object began.

2001

  • We acquired this object.

2011

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Book Cover, Dangerous Aquaintances by Choderlos de Laclos

This is a Book cover. It was graphic design by Alvin Lustig. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is lithograph on thin glossy paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Susan Lustig Peck.

  • Book Cover, A Season in Hell
  • offset lithograph in black and red ink on off-white shiny wove paper.
  • Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff.
  • 1993-31-165-3

Its dimensions are

20.0 x 21.0 cm (7 7/8 x 8 1/4 in. )

It is signed

Signature printed, upper right: lustig & barrows.

It is inscribed

Printed horizontally in black ink, front cover lower left: Dangerous Aquantances/Choderlos de Laclos/New Direction Books. Printed vertically in white ink, side cover: Dangerous Aquantances Choderlos de Laclos.

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Dangerous Aquaintances by Choderlos de Laclos; Graphic design by Alvin Lustig (American, 1915–1955); USA; lithograph on thin glossy paper; 20.0 x 21.0 cm (7 7/8 x 8 1/4 in. ); Gift of Susan Lustig Peck; 2001-29-14

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