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1959

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1993

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Book Cover, Talents & Geniuses, 1959

This is a book cover. It was written by Gilbert Highet and designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen and made for (as the client) Meridian Books. It is dated 1959 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is lithograph on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff and catalogued by Julia Pastor. It is credited Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 18.1 x 10.9 cm (7 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black, upper margin: Gilbert Highet; at left center: TALENTS; at right lower center: GENIUSES; in white, within ampersand, lower left: BOSCH - SOCRATES - BACH - COLETTE - BRUEGEL - PICASSO - JEFFERSON - CORVO - PEPYS

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Talents & Geniuses, 1959; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927 - 2016); USA; lithograph on white wove paper; H x W: 18.1 x 10.9 cm (7 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-23

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