Jul 30, 2020 - Sale 2543

Sale 2543 - Lot 425

Price Realized: $ 780
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(DESIGN / GRAPHIC DESIGN / BAYER, HERBERT / BAUHAUS.) Bauhaus 1919-1928. Edited by Herbert Bayer, Ise Gropius, and Walter Gropius. Preface by Alfred H. Barr Jr. and text by the editors, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Josef and Anni Albers, and others. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. 4to, original yellow cloth stamped in red and black, spine browned and ends rubbed, covers toned; contents slightly toned, endpapers foxed; photomontage dust jacket, covers, and typography by Bayer, some paper loss and tape repair to the edges. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1938

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Published in conjunction with MoMA's landmark 1938 exhibition of December 7, 1938-January 30, 1939, dedicated to the philosophies and programs of the Bauhaus in Dessau, Weimar, and beyond. Laid in is The Bulletin of the Museum of Modern Art, Vol, 5. No. 6, December 1938, also designed by Bayer with photographs by him, Beaumont Newhall, and Soichi Sunami. 8vo, original wrappers, light wear.