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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

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Drawing, Design for Dining Saloon, Lady Esther Yacht, 1934–35

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Syma Cohen and Alfred Cohen. It is dated 1934–35 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite on cream wove paper. 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

H x W: 27.9 x 21.6 cm (11 x 8 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, left: Height – 80 3/4" Dining Salon; in graphite: dimensions [width of columnar border at far left: 12 1/4"; height of window at far left: 34"; width of window at far left: 24 1/2; height of panel below window at far left: 40 3/8; width of columnar border at left: 19 1/2; width of center left window: 28 1/2; width of center right window: 28 5/8; width of columnar border at right: 17 1/2; width of window at far right: 34 1/2; height of window at far right: 33 3/8; height of panel below window at far right: 42.]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Dining Saloon, Lady Esther Yacht, 1934–35; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on cream wove paper; H x W: 27.9 x 21.6 cm (11 x 8 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-312-11

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