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1950

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1975

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2016

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Print, Great Ideas of Western Man Featuring Abraham Lincoln, 1950–75

This is a Print. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and featuring artwork by Herbert Bayer and subject: Abraham Lincoln and made for (as the client) Container Corporation of America. It is dated 1950–75 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is offset lithograph on glossy white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors.

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Its dimensions are

36.2 × 29.2 cm (14 1/4 × 11 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Printed in pink ink, lower right: artist: herbert bayer

Cite this object as

Print, Great Ideas of Western Man Featuring Abraham Lincoln, 1950–75; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on glossy white paper; 36.2 × 29.2 cm (14 1/4 × 11 1/2 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-105

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