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Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Pantheon, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Author:
Hermann Broch, Austrian, 1886–1951  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
23.3 × 54 cm (9 3/16 × 21 1/4 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
1947
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Proof for a book cover for, "The Sleep Walkers," by Hermann Broch. On a black ground with white and blue text throughout. At center, a large sweeping, blue figure-eight shape which forms the “S” of the word “sleep”. At top left of front cover: A NOVEL / THE Sleep WALKERS / HERMANN BROCH / PANTHEON. On spine, in alternating lines of white and blue text: THE / SLEEP- / WALKERS / HERMANN / BROCH / PANTHEON. On back cover, in black text: a summary of the book with a collection of book reviews. At left and right, inside leaf of book jacket with book's and publisher's details, including a photograph of Hermann Broch.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-1197
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq451fcc7d7-5047-462b-a042-2bf091148e00
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1963-39-1197