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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, Sofa

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by Kroehler Manufacturing Co. and E. Wiener 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

29.2 x 36.9 cm (11 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower left: DONALD DESKEY/ 145 WEST 57TH STREET/ NEWYORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower right: WiEN Inscribed in graphite at lower left: KR. Inscribed dimensions, materials Inscribed in graphite circled at lower left: 2 Inscribed in green color pencil at lower right: (a check) Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sofa; Manufactured by E. Wiener Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 29.2 x 36.9 cm (11 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-941

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