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1955

  • Work on this object began.

2016

  • We acquired this object.

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Magazine Cover, idea: International Advertising Art, No. 10, 1955

This is a Magazine cover. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and published by Seibundo Shinkosha Co., Ltd. and made for (as the client) IDEA Magazine. It is dated 1955 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is offset lithograph on 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

30.3 × 22.1 cm (11 15/16 × 8 11/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in white ink, lower right corner: bayer 51

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: TOP [upwards arrow]; lower left: #7; lower right corner: R150; in pen and pink ink, over graphite, lower left margin: [arrow facing left]; lower center margin: 17/8 W; lower right margin: [arrow facing right]; in pen and pink ink, lower center margin: SQ HT / P. 59; lower right margin: Print

Cite this object as

Magazine Cover, idea: International Advertising Art, No. 10, 1955; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on paper; 30.3 × 22.1 cm (11 15/16 × 8 11/16 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-336

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