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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Vanity with Round Mirror

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1929–1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite on tracing 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

33.7 x 36.3 cm (13 1/4 x 14 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Small stamp in black ink at lower left: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57th STREET/NEW YOEK CITY Stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57th STREET/NEW YORK CITY Small stamp in black ink at lower left: DONALD DESKEY/ 145 WEST 57TH STREET/ NEW YORK CITY Stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/ 145 WEST 57TH STREET/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed dimensions Inscribed in graphite at lower left: 4 Inscribed in red colored pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Vanity with Round Mirror; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33.7 x 36.3 cm (13 1/4 x 14 5/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1098

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