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1927

  • Work on this object began.

1928

  • Work on this object ended.

1954

  • We acquired this object.

1991

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Drawing, Design for Armchair, 1927–28

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1927–28 and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is graphite, blue, yellow-beige watercolor on illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

18.1 x 27 cm (7 1/8 x 10 5/8 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: blind stamp, upper right: EB

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper left corner: 1 (encircled) $800; in graphite at lower right: 5 (encircled) / E. Boiceau; in graphite, at lower left: Bois Sycamore / $600. / satin cushion

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Armchair, 1927–28; France; graphite, blue, yellow-beige watercolor on illustration board; 18.1 x 27 cm (7 1/8 x 10 5/8 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); 1954-69-4

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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