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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Desk

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey. It is dated 1929–1935 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

30.4 x 36.8 cm (11 15/16 x 14 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower left: DONALD DESKEY/501 MADISON AVENUE/NEW YORKCITY Small stamp in red ink at lower right: DOANLD DEKEY/145 WEST 57th STREET/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed dimensions, materials Inscribed in graphite at lower left: 11 Inscribed in red colored pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Desk; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 30.4 x 36.8 cm (11 15/16 x 14 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-737

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