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1942

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1952

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Book Cover, Parenthesis by Jacques Lemarchand, ca. 1947

This is a book cover. It was graphic design by Alvin Lustig. It is dated ca. 1947 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is lithograph on thin glossy paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Susan Lustig Peck. It is credited Gift of Susan Lustig Peck.

Its dimensions are

(sheet): 18.9 x 48.6 cm (7 7/16 x 19 1/8 in.) (image): 18.9 x 15.7 cm (7 7/16 x 6 3/16 in.)

It is signed

Signature printed, lower center: lustig.

It is inscribed

Printed in white ink, front cover upper right: parenthesis; center left: Jacques/LEMARCHAND; lower center: a brilliant/comedy of/manners/by a delightful/young french/novelist/translated by/LOUISE VARESE. Printed in white ink, side cover: paren-/thesis/JACQUES/LEMARCHAND/BORZOI/BOOKS/KNOPF.

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Parenthesis by Jacques Lemarchand, ca. 1947; Graphic design by Alvin Lustig (American, 1915–1955); USA; lithograph on thin glossy paper; (sheet): 18.9 x 48.6 cm (7 7/16 x 19 1/8 in.) (image): 18.9 x 15.7 cm (7 7/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Gift of Susan Lustig Peck; 2001-29-6

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