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1978

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Poster, La Virée Superbe, Peugeot (The Superb Trip), 1978

This is a Poster. It was designed by Seymour Chwast. It is dated 1978 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is offset color lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Tour de France.

This object was catalogued by Julie Pastor. It is credited Gift of Various Donors.

Its dimensions are

80.2 x 60cm (31 9/16 x 23 5/8in.)

It is signed

Printed in green, lower left: CHWAST

It is inscribed

Printed in green and brown, upper center: LA VIREE SUPERBE / PEUGEOT / BALADE SAUVAGE ENTRE LES DEUX MERS / DU 24 AU 29 JUILLET (The Superb Trip / Peugeot / Wild Ride Between the Two Seas / from July 24 to 29); in green, lower right: DELPIRE ADVICO

Cite this object as

Poster, La Virée Superbe, Peugeot (The Superb Trip), 1978; Designed by Seymour Chwast (American, b. 1931); USA; offset color lithograph on paper; 80.2 x 60cm (31 9/16 x 23 5/8in.); Gift of Various Donors; 1981-29-101

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