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1933

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Drawing, Design for Bed

This is a Drawing. It was drafted by K. and K. and manufactured by Kroehler Manufacturing Co. and from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Kroehler Manufacturing Co.. It is dated September 30, 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

32.2 x 37 cm (12 11/16 x 14 9/16 in.) Loss,torn:lower edge

It has the following markings

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

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower left: K. / 9/30/3

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: K. / 9/30/33; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"–1'-0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: 7571 [circle]; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Bed; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 32.2 x 37 cm (12 11/16 x 14 9/16 in.) Loss,torn:lower edge; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-54

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