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Bauhaus Herbert Bayer

Auction:
2257
Lot:
289
Sold for:
$353$300

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 2257
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 11, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Bauhaus

Herbert Bayer
Paper currency
Designed for the government of Thuringia, Wiemar, 1923
Set of seven two million mark notes in varying colorways
approx. ht. 3, wd. 5 3/4 in. (7.6, 14.6 cm)

Reference: E. Neumann, Functional Graphic Design in the 20's. Reinhold, New York, 1967, p. 45; Frank Whitford, ed., The Bauhaus Masters and Students Themselves, Overlook Press, New York, 1993, p. 189
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Herbert Bayer, Frank Whitford, Bauhaus, Expressionist architecture, Graphic design, Modernism

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