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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Sideboard, Helena Rubinstein Apartment, 625 Park Avenue, New York, NY

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Helena Rubinstein. It is dated ca. 1934 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

34 × 36.7 cm (13 3/8 × 14 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY; later stamp in black ink, center right: DONALD DESKEY / ASSOCIATES

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: 9; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: # / 7882 [circled]; in graphite, lower right: RUBIN; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Sideboard, Helena Rubinstein Apartment, 625 Park Avenue, New York, NY; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); graphite on tracing paper ; 34 × 36.7 cm (13 3/8 × 14 7/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1943

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