BOOK OF DRAWINGS

BAYER, Herbert. Bach, Karl (foreword)

Published by Paul Theobold, 1961
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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42 loose black and white drawings each 11 by 10 inches laid-in folder with white polished-surace folder housed in orange paper covered slipcase. Title page inscribed by the artist "Christmas Greetings for Elodie and Bob. Herbert 1961". Herbert Bayer was a member of the notable German art school and its subsequent art movement, the Bauhaus group. Educated under masters such as Kadinsky, Klee, and Moholy-Nagy, founder Walter Gropius appointed Bayer the director of the School's Printing and Advertising departments. Using theories of reductive minimalism, Bayer produced typefaces, drawings, and masteries of modern graphic design in Europe and America. Uncommon inscribed. Some sunfading to edges of slipcase, rest near fine. $375. Bookseller Inventory # 010199

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Title: BOOK OF DRAWINGS

Publisher: Paul Theobold

Publication Date: 1961

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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