Bauhaus 1919–1928

Bauhaus Weimar 1919–25 Dessau 1925–28

Typographical design by Herbert Bayer (American (born in Austria), 1900–1985), Editor Walter Gropius (American, born Germany, 1883–1969), Editor Ise Gropius (American, born Germany, 20th century), Publisher Museum of Modern Art

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 25.8 x 19.2 x 2.1 cm (10 3/16 x 7 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical illustrations

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1938) 25.8 cm; 224 pp.; original publisher’s black- and red-stamped yellow cloth (cream-colored phase box).

New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1938


Joel D. Barber, New York; to Parker Books, Sarasota, FL; by March 2008, sold to Carl F. Zahn, Boston; by 2009, year-end gift of Carl Zahn to the MFA Boston. (Accession Date: January 20, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Carl Zahn


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