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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Armchair, Loveseat, and S

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company. It is dated 1930–1935 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

35.8 x 31.5 cm (14 1/8 x 12 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left of upper left image: V. & S.; in red color pencil: "D"; /in graphite: BLACK OR/ IVORY LAC. Inscribed in graphite at upper right of upper left image: out Inscribed in graphite at lower left of upper right image: V. & S.; in red color pencil: "D"; /in graphite: BLACK OR/ IVORY LAC. Inscribed in graphite at upper right of upper right image: out Inscribed in graphite at lower left of lower image: V. & S. MAC. EBONY Inscribed in graphite at upper right of lower image: out. Inscribed in graphite at lower right of lower image: OUT. Inscribed in graphite at lower right of lower image: (a check)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair, Loveseat, and S; Manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 35.8 x 31.5 cm (14 1/8 x 12 3/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-580

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