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1932

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Drawing, Armchair: Metal, Upholstered

This is a drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Radio City Music Hall. It is dated 1932 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, orange 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

32.9 x 36.9 cm (12 15/16 x 14 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower right: Donald Deskey/501 Madison Avenue/New York City

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at center left: RC 221 Inscribed in graphite at lower left: 11 Inscribed dimensions, instructions Inscribed in graphite and red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair: Metal, Upholstered; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, orange color pencil on tracing paper; 32.9 x 36.9 cm (12 15/16 x 14 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-258

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