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Poster, Masayoshi Nakajo, Turn on the Light of Sagacity (for NAGOYA Design Center), late 20th century

This is a Poster. It was designed by Masayoshi Nakaso. It is dated late 20th century and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is offset lithograph on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Unknown donor: unsolicited gift. It is credited Gift of Unknown Donor.

Its dimensions are

102.9 x 72.7 cm (40 1/2 x 28 5/8 in. )

It is signed

Imprinted in black, lower right: Designed by MASAYOSHI NAKAJO In Collaboration with Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. & Takeo Co., Ltd.

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black, top: logo (profile of bird) IdcN International Design Center NAGOUYA INC. followed by Japanese text. Imprinted in black, six inches from bottom: Japanese characters and translation in English "Turn on the Light of Sagacity."

Cite this object as

Poster, Masayoshi Nakajo, Turn on the Light of Sagacity (for NAGOYA Design Center), late 20th century; Designed by Masayoshi Nakajo (Japanese, b. 1933); Japan; offset lithograph on white paper; 102.9 x 72.7 cm (40 1/2 x 28 5/8 in. ); Gift of Unknown Donor; 1996-129-5

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