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Book Cover, The Green Child by Herbert Read, 1948

This is a Book cover. It was graphic design by Alvin Lustig. It is dated 1948 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.

It is credited Gift of Susan Lustig Peck.

Its dimensions are

21 x 21.2 cm (8 1/4 x 8 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, front cover upper right: the; lower left: HERBERT READ. Printed in green ink, front cover center left: green. Printed in white ink, front cover center: child. Printed vertically in green ink, side cover: the green child; printed vertically in black ink, HERBERT READ.

Cite this object as

Book Cover, The Green Child by Herbert Read, 1948; Graphic design by Alvin Lustig (American, 1915–1955); USA; lithograph on thin glossy paper; 21 x 21.2 cm (8 1/4 x 8 3/8 in.); Gift of Susan Lustig Peck; 2001-29-9

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