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1958

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

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. 1960s 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

60.7 x 47.8 cm (23 7/8 x 18 13/16 in.) support 60.8 x 47.9

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: R. HESTON

It is inscribed

Inscribed on brown paper cover in blue ball point pen by another hand: for MM/drawn for/single shows by N..../&/restaurant/&/club lounges

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; 60.7 x 47.8 cm (23 7/8 x 18 13/16 in.) support 60.8 x 47.9; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1522

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