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1936

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1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Armchair

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by E. Wiener Company. It is dated April 9, 1936 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

34.3 x 37.9 cm (13 1/2 x 14 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in blue ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/ 630 FIFTH AVENUE/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left: 4/9/36.W. Inscribed dimensions Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair; Manufactured by E. Wiener Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 34.3 x 37.9 cm (13 1/2 x 14 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-469

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