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Collection Art-2D Collection
Catalog Number 1966.2.2.9
Object Name Print
Description "Celestial Body," 1965, offset lithograph, after an original 1961 oil and collage on canvas by Herbert Bayer. The vertical rectangular image has a mottled black and white ground. Inside, in a rectangle of black, is the bottom portion of a black and white textured moon, reflected in the surface of a small band of blue beneath.
Number: 1961/34
Signature: "bayer 1961/34"
Date of original work: 1961

From a portfolio of 14 reproductions of paintings by Austrian artist, Herbert Bayer. Offset lithographs editioned in 1965, published by Container Corporation of America in a limited print run (see 1966.2.2).
Title Celestial Body, from the Herbert Bayer Portfolio
Date 1965
Role of Creator Artist
Creator Bayer, Herbert
Role of Creator 2 Publisher
Creator 2 Container Corporation of America
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique offset lithograph
Dimensions H-16.5 W-22 inches
Credit line Gift of Container Corporation of America
Subjects Abstraction
Space
Bauhaus
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