Physical Details: Drawing : 1 item : ink ; 28 x 22 cm.
Creator: unidentified artist
Description: Sixteen original drawings, many with text, that comprised the "Marcel Breuer Coloring Book."
The drawings and cryptic text make humorous reference to various Breuer projects, colors, materials, and working methods, such as the Unesco Building in Paris, Cesca and Isokon chairs, his use of stone and concrete, and "Breuer Blue." The book may have been distributed as a year-end office folly.
Date derived from stamp on final page: December 20, 1962.
A mimeographed copy of the coloring book appears among the Marcel Breuer papers also at the Archives of American Art. This has also been scanned, see digital ID 1022.
Donated 2003 by Lorry Roeder, a former employee of Marcel Breuer Associates.
Forms part of: Original drawings for The Marcel Breuer Coloring Book,
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Original drawings for the Marcel Breuer Coloring Book, not before 1962. Original drawings for The Marcel Breuer Coloring Book, . Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 3260
- Breuer, Marcel
- Caricatures and cartoons