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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for Metal Armchair with Upholstered Seat and Back

This is a Drawing. It was 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

35.8 x 37.3 cm (14 1/8 x 14 11/16 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: in margin lower right: SCALE 1 1/2 " - 1'-0," underlined; lower right corner: 6321 (encircled); in red color pencil, lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Metal Armchair with Upholstered Seat and Back; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper; 35.8 x 37.3 cm (14 1/8 x 14 11/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-243

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