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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Armchair, 1934–1935

This is a Drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey and manufactured by Metallon and from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1934–1935 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 donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

28.6 × 37.7 cm (11 1/4 × 14 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY / 501 MADISON AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: Metalon; in graphite, lower left: 3; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1 1/2"—1'–0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: 6215 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Armchair, 1934–1935; Design Director: Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper; 28.6 × 37.7 cm (11 1/4 × 14 13/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1882

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