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1960

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Drawing, Design for Atrium Reception Area

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and drafted by Russell Heston and made for (as the client) Merchandise Mart. It is dated ca. 1962 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite on cream paper laid down 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

60.3 x 47.8 cm (23 3/4 x 18 13/16 in.) support 60.7 x 47.9

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower center right: HESTON

It is inscribed

Inscribed in blue ball point pen, lower center of verso: Mdse/Mart

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Atrium Reception Area; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on cream paper laid down on illustration board; 60.3 x 47.8 cm (23 3/4 x 18 13/16 in.) support 60.7 x 47.9; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1521

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