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1953

  • Work on this object began.

1957

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

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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

H x W: 52.9 × 49.7 cm (20 13/16 × 19 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Signature printed in green ink, lower right: Paul Rand

It is inscribed

Imprinted in green ink, lower right: 19790 6-60 Printed in USA

Cite this object as

Poster, Santa's Favorite Cigar, 1953–57; Designed by Paul Rand (American, 1914–1996); USA; offset lithograph on paper; H x W: 52.9 × 49.7 cm (20 13/16 × 19 9/16 in.); Gift of Paul Rand; 1991-69-70

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