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Drawing, Armchair, Upholstered

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Amodec and from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Amodec. It is dated ca. 1931 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

34.2 x 38.1 cm (13 7/16 x 15 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 crossed out at lower left: AMODEC Inscribed dimensions Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair, Upholstered; Manufactured by Amodec ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 34.2 x 38.1 cm (13 7/16 x 15 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-384

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