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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Armchair, Upholstered

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and drafted by K. and manufactured by K., Luce Furniture Company and Kroehler Manufacturing Co.. It is dated 1933 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, brown and green 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 36.5 cm (12 5/8 x 14 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red color pencil at upper right: DiN - A - 2 Inscribed in graphite at lower left: K. 9/30/33 Inscribed in graphite at lower left: L. 10/17/33 Inscribed dimensions Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair, Upholstered; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, brown and green color pencil on tracing paper; 32.1 x 36.5 cm (12 5/8 x 14 3/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-341

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