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Object Timeline

1953

  • Work on this object began.

1957

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Poster, Santa's Favorite Cigar, 1953–57

This is a Poster. It was designed by Paul Rand. It is dated 1953–57 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Paul Rand. It is credited Gift of Paul Rand.

Its dimensions are

53 x 50.9 cm (20 7/8 x 20 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Signature imprinted in black ink, lower right: Paul Rand

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black ink, lower left: 138 21 6-59

Cite this object as

Poster, Santa's Favorite Cigar, 1953–57; Designed by Paul Rand (American, 1914–1996); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 53 x 50.9 cm (20 7/8 x 20 1/16 in.); Gift of Paul Rand; 1991-69-69

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