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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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Drawing, Armchair, Upholstered, April, 1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by E. Wiener Company. It is dated April, 1934 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

34.2 x 37.5 cm (13 7/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY//501 MADISON AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in margin, lower right: Scale: 1 1/2" = 1'; at center: CHAiR 23"/SOFA 69"; at lower margin, right: SENT D[---]y 4/34; OK (encircled) at lower margin, at lower margin, right: WiEN; dimensions on upper two and lower right drawings; in red color pencil: lower right: PP (with check marks above letters) ; lower left: W. No. 4557

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair, Upholstered, April, 1934; Manufactured by E. Wiener Company ; USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper; 34.2 x 37.5 cm (13 7/16 x 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-414

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