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1935

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Drawing, Armchair: Metal, Upholstered

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 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

33.8 x 37.5 cm (13 5/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower left: Donald Deskey/501 Madison Avenue/New YorkCity

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower center: NOTE! 1" TUBING Inscribed in graphite at lower margin, right: F.S.D. LENT 1/2/35 Inscribed dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair: Metal, Upholstered; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper; 33.8 x 37.5 cm (13 5/16 x 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-253

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