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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2021

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Drawing, Armchair: Upholstered, ca. 1933

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by E. Wiener Company. It is dated ca. 1933 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

29.8 x 37.5 cm (11 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower left [torn]: onald Deskey/ 01 Madison Avenue/ New York City Small stamp in red ink at lower right: Donald Deskey/145 West 57th Street/ New York City

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower margin, right: WIENER Inscribed in red color pencil at upper margin, right: W Inscribed dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair: Upholstered, ca. 1933; Manufactured by E. Wiener Company ; USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper; 29.8 x 37.5 cm (11 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-261

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