Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers, Helena Rubinstein Apartment, 625 Park Avenue, New York, NY
This is a drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. and made for (as the client) Helena Rubinstein. It is dated ca. 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
It is credited
Gift of Donald Deskey.
Its dimensions are
38.4 x 42.9 cm (15 1/8 x 16 7/8 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamp in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY; later stamps in black ink at center left and lower center: DONALD DESKEY / ASSOCIATES
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: 9; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: # / 7401 [circled]; in graphite, lower right: RUBIN
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers, Helena Rubinstein Apartment, 625 Park Avenue, New York, NY; Design Director: Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); Manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. (United States); Client: Helena Rubinstein (American, b. Poland, 1872 - 1965); USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper ; 38.4 x 42.9 cm (15 1/8 x 16 7/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1794