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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 Seat, 1929–1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey. It is dated 1929–1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, red color pencil 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

30 x 36.6 cm (11 13/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed dimensions, instructions Inscribed in graphite at lower left: 11 Inscribed in graphite at lower right: No. P wanted Inscribed in graphite circled at lower right: OUT!

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Vanity with Seat, 1929–1934; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper; 30 x 36.6 cm (11 13/16 x 14 7/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1423

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