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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

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 manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company. It is dated 1930–1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite 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

32.6 x 36.8 cm (12 13/16 x 14 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at upper center: stock # 1055 Inscribed in graphite at lower left: V. & S. # 1060 BEDROOM Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: White lac./Brown leath. Inscribed in red color pencil at lower center: OK Inscribed in graphite at lower right: # 1055 Inscribed dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair, Upholstered; Manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 32.6 x 36.8 cm (12 13/16 x 14 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-374

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