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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Drawing, Armchair, Wood, Upholstered

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by E. Wiener Company, Valentine-Seaver Company, K. and Kroehler Manufacturing Co. and from the office of Donald Deskey and drafted by K.. It is dated September 30, 1933 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, red and black 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

37.2 cm (14 5/8 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 at upper margin, center: LIGHT CHAIR Inscribed in graphite at upper margin, right: V.S. Inscribed in red color pencil at upper right: V & S Inscribed in graphite at lower left: K. 9/30/33 Inscribed in graphite circled at lower left: 2 Inscribed in graphite at lower right: WiEN 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 and black color pencil on tracing paper; 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-270

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