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1931

  • Work on this object began.

1932

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Sidechair, 1931–1932

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by Alcoa and Greenpoint. It is dated 1931–1932 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

35 x 37.1 cm (13 3/4 x 14 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Large stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/ 145 WEST 57TH STREET/ NEW YORK CITY Stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/ 501 MADISON AVENUE/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed dimensions, instructions Inscribed in graphite at center right: #30 Inscribed in red color pencil at center right: #631/ P Inscribed in black ink and (graphite) in stamp at lower right: DRAWING (923311)/ SCALE (1 1/2" = 1'-0")/ STOCK (1631)/ MATERIALS (BRUSHED ALUM'N)/DATE (SEPT. 23/31) RECORD OF PRINTS/ DATE (12/29) NO (3) SENT TO (2TcGNPT)/DATE (1/12/30) NO (1) SENT TO (CNPT)/ DATE (2/26) NO (1) SENT TO (ALCOA)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sidechair, 1931–1932; Manufactured by Greenpoint ; USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper; 35 x 37.1 cm (13 3/4 x 14 5/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-574

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