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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Bed

This is a Drawing. It was drafted by L. and from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Luce Furniture Company. It is dated October 17, 1933 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

31.8 x 37 cm (12 1/2 x 14 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: BED A 5; in graphite, lower left: L. 10/17/33; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"–1'-0"; in graphite, lower right: 7555 [circled]; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, dimensions, views

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Bed; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 31.8 x 37 cm (12 1/2 x 14 9/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-51

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