Drawing, Design for Armchair
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
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; 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