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1977

  • Work on this object began.

2016

  • We acquired this object.

2020

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Drawing, Gold Coin Galaxy, 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: bayer 77

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, along the bottom: gold "coin" GALAXY bayer 77 / scale 1:3 / 7 m/m 0

Cite this object as

Drawing, Gold Coin Galaxy, 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; 2016-54-9

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