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1953

  • Work on this object began.

1957

  • Work on this object ended.

2002

  • We acquired this object.

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Poster, For Dad... with Love and Kisses, 1953–57

This is a Poster. It was designed by Paul Rand. It is dated 1953–57 and we acquired it in 2002. Its medium is offset lithograph on thin cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled A Cigar a Day Keeps the Doctor Away .

It is credited Gift of Marion S. Rand.

Its dimensions are

61.0 x 50.8 cm (24 x 20 in. )

It is signed

Signed [imprinted] in brown ink, lower left: Paul Rand

It is inscribed

Imprinted in green ink, lower left corner: No.17967 2-60 Printed in U.S.A.; imprinted in white on yellow and red cigar label, lower left quadrant: EL PRODUCTO/ CIGAR

Cite this object as

Poster, For Dad... with Love and Kisses, 1953–57; Designed by Paul Rand (American, 1914–1996); USA; offset lithograph on thin cream paper; 61.0 x 50.8 cm (24 x 20 in. ); Gift of Marion S. Rand; 2002-11-12

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