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1927

  • Work on this object began.

1931

  • Work on this object ended.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Screen with Geometric Shapes and Patterns, 1927–31

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 1927–31 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

38.6 x 48.7 cm (15 3/16 x 19 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Small stamp in red ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57TH STREET/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, lower right: -1034-

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Screen with Geometric Shapes and Patterns, 1927–31; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; brush and gouache, graphite on illustration board; 38.6 x 48.7 cm (15 3/16 x 19 3/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-16

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