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Nude alphabet by Anthon Beeke, 1st edition 1970

Anthon Beeke’s Nude Alphabet (Blote Meisjes Alfabet) is a highlight of 20th century dutch graphic design. Created as a reaction on Wim Crouwel’s New Alphabet, the Nude Alphabet is in many ways its complete opposite. 

We have both legendary alphabets on offer. This one became an icon for the sixties; an elegant, yet provocative expression of sexual freedom and at the same time a reaction against modernist design.


30 Loose Cards in Slipcase. 25 x 25 cm

First Edition. Nude Alphabet. Created by Anthon Beeke. Photographed by Geert Kooiman with Photo-Story by Ed Van der Elsken on the inside of the inside. Produced by Anthon Beeke, Anna Beeke and Steendruckkerij de Jong & Company, Hilversum, Holland, 1970. From the Quadrat-Print Series, edited by Pieter Brattinga. In a fine condition for its age.


  • Designer

    Anton Beeke
  • Manufacturer

    Steendruckkerij de Jong & Company
  • Year of design

  • Country

    The Netherlands
  • Materials

    Offset print on paper
  • Dimensions

    25 x 25 cm
  • Condition

  • Price


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