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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Drawing, Armchair: Wood, Upholstered

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1929–1934 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

32.1 x 36.4 cm (12 5/8 x 14 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Small Stamp in black ink at lower right: Donald Deskey/145 West 57th Street/New York City

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite (number circled) at lower left: 3 Wr. Inscribed in red color pencil at lower left: No. 4535 Inscribed dimensions Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair: Wood, Upholstered; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper; 32.1 x 36.4 cm (12 5/8 x 14 5/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-255

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