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Print, Tree Transforming into Box

This is a Print. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and made for (as the client) Container Corporation of America. It is dated ca. 1940 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is offset lithograph on white 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

23.6 × 17.6 cm (9 5/16 × 6 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in grey ink, upper right corner: herbert bayer

Cite this object as

Print, Tree Transforming into Box; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on white paper; 23.6 × 17.6 cm (9 5/16 × 6 15/16 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-32

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