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Drawing, Design for Bed and Night Tables, 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 donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

33.4 × 37 cm (13 1/8 × 14 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left and upper right: DONALD DESKEY / ASSOCIATES; lower left: DONALD DESKEY / 501 MADISON AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Bed and Night Tables, 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; 33.4 × 37 cm (13 1/8 × 14 9/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1830

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