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1962

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2016

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2019

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Book Cover, The Heretics, 1962

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and written by Walter Nigg and published by Alfred A. Knopf. It is dated 1962 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is offset lithograph on white 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

21.5 × 29.4 cm (8 7/16 × 11 9/16 in.) Open: 21.5 × 54.1 cm (8 7/16 × 21 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in black, on flap design, lower right: Typography, binding, and jacket design by Herbert Bayer

It is inscribed

Printed in black, verso, lower left: Printed in U.S.A.

Cite this object as

Book Cover, The Heretics, 1962; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on white wove paper; 21.5 × 29.4 cm (8 7/16 × 11 9/16 in.) Open: 21.5 × 54.1 cm (8 7/16 × 21 5/16 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-264

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Herbert Bayer: Bauhaus Master.

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