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Poster, New York City Ballet

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward Gorey. It is dated 1974–75 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Inspired By and Designed for New York City Ballet.

It is credited Gift of Unknown Donor.

  • Swan Princess Figurine
  • molded, enameled, and gilt porcelain.
  • The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase....
  • 1989-41-182

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Poster, Tanzstudio Wulff
  • letterpress on white wove paper.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 2004-1-1

Its dimensions are

66 x 30.5 cm (26 x 12 in.)

It is signed

Signed in lithograph, lower right, next to last pair of feet: Edward Gorey

Cite this object as

Poster, New York City Ballet; Designed by Edward Gorey (American, 1925–2000); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 66 x 30.5 cm (26 x 12 in.); Gift of Unknown Donor; 1980-32-976

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