Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers, Emil Schwarzhaupt Apartment at The Pierre, 2 E 61st Street, New York, NY
This is a Drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Emil Schwarzhaupt. It is dated 1934–1935 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
It is credited
Gift of Donald Deskey.
Its dimensions are
(irregular): 34 × 37.7 cm (13 3/8 × 14 13/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamp in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY / 501 MADISON AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY; later stamp in black ink, center right: DONALD DESKEY / ASSOCIATES
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"—1'–0"; in graphite, lower right: 7936 [circled]; in graphite, lower right: SCHWARTZHAUPT / ON LINES OF NO. 7401- [cut off]; in graphite: dimensions, materials, components, specs
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers, Emil Schwarzhaupt Apartment at The Pierre, 2 E 61st Street, New York, NY; Design Director: Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; (irregular): 34 × 37.7 cm (13 3/8 × 14 13/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1808