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1950

  • Work on this object began.

1960

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Drawing, Sketch of a room interior, for Uris Hotels, ca. 1955

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated ca. 1955 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is crayon, graphite on tissue. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Henry Dreyfuss. It is credited Gift of Henry Dreyfuss.

Its dimensions are

35 x 42.7 cm (13 3/4 x 16 13/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower left: Muh.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, left center: CHEST OF / DRAWERS / LOOVERS (?) FOR / HEAT; lower left: OPEN FOR / HEAT; lower center: one easy chair; center: DSK; right center: CLOTH CLOSET; lower right: B.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketch of a room interior, for Uris Hotels, ca. 1955; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; crayon, graphite on tissue; 35 x 42.7 cm (13 3/4 x 16 13/16 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-391

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