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Book, The Meditations of a Profane Man

This is a Book. It was designed by E. McKnight Kauffer. It is dated 1925. Its medium is letterpress. It is a part of the department.

Throughout the 1920s, Kauffer was sought after by a range of publishers. His modern interpretation lent itself to everything from royal biographies and classics to mysteries and manifestos. Kauffer proudly signed his book jackets as artworks, and, as with his posters, he approached each subject with a new style.

It is credited Exhibition purchase.

  • Drawing, Adam and Eve
  • pen and black ink, brush and lavender and black watercolor on paper.
  • Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.
  • 1963-39-800

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 17.1 × 10.8 × 1.6 cm (6 3/4 × 4 1/4 × 5/8 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Underground Modernist: E. McKnight Kauffer.

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