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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Bedroom

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey and drafted by Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is brush and watercolor, brush and white gouache, pen and gray ink, graphite on cream illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 37.8 x 50cm (14 7/8 x 19 11/16in.) Mat: 40.6 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed label on verso: ABACCO/ILLUSTRATION BOARD/Single or Double Thick- ness/15x20 20x30 30x40/ARTISTS BRUSH AND COLOR CORPORATION/DISTRIBUTORS/E. H.&A.C. FRIEDRICHS CO./NEW YORK/THE HIRSHBERG CO/ BALTIMORE, MD/HENRY M. TAWS/PHILADELPHIA, PA.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Bedroom; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; brush and watercolor, brush and white gouache, pen and gray ink, graphite on cream illustration board; Overall: 37.8 x 50cm (14 7/8 x 19 11/16in.) Mat: 40.6 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-12

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