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1945

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1965

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Print, Genesis: 3

This is a Print. It was graphic design by Paul Rand. It is dated ca. 1955 and we acquired it in 2002. Its medium is offset lithograph on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Marion S. Rand.

Its dimensions are

(closed): 29.8 x 22.8 cm (11 3/4 in. x 9 in.) (open): 29.8 x 90.5 cm (11 3/4 x 35 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Imprinted in black ink on third page, lower right corner: Design and typography: Paul Rand

It is inscribed

Imprint in black ink on fourth page, lower right: Design and typography: Paul Rand / Composition and offset printing: Tri-Arts Press / Text: 14 Linotype Garamound #3 / Paper: Clear Spring Book, antique offset natural

Cite this object as

Print, Genesis: 3; Graphic design by Paul Rand (American, 1914–1996); USA; offset lithograph on cream paper; (closed): 29.8 x 22.8 cm (11 3/4 in. x 9 in.) (open): 29.8 x 90.5 cm (11 3/4 x 35 5/8 in.); Gift of Marion S. Rand; 2002-11-36

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