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Bauhaus Herbert Bayer

Auction:
2257
Lot:
290
Sold for:
$353$300

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

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Bauhaus

Herbert Bayer
Paper currency
Designed for the government of Thuringia, Wiemar, 1923
Set of six fifty million mark notes and four one billion mark notes, all in varying colorways
Respective ht. approx. 3, 3 1/2, wd. 5 1/2, 5 1/2 in. (7.6, 8.9, 14, 14 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, Reinhold, Frank Whitford, Bauhaus, Expressionist architecture, Graphic design, Modernism, Modernist architecture

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