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Drawing, Gold Coin, 1977

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Herbert Bayer. It is dated 1977 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is graphite on cream wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors.

Its dimensions are

15.8 × 9 cm (6 1/4 × 3 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: bayer77

It is inscribed

nscribed in graphite, lower left: gold coin; in graphite, lower right: bayer77; in graphite, lower center: 3:1

Cite this object as

Drawing, Gold Coin, 1977; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); graphite on cream wove paper; 15.8 × 9 cm (6 1/4 × 3 9/16 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-6

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