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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for Richard H. Mandel House: Bar Room Seating

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Richard H. Mandel. It is dated 1934–1935 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

34.2 x 56.2 cm (13 7/16 x 22 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY / 501 MADISON AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: NOTE:/FOR DETAIL SEE/#7906 SOFA/ WITHOUT ARM/; Inscribed in graphite, lower right: No perspective wanted/#8147 (encircled); at lower left: 9; dimensions and materials throughout.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Richard H. Mandel House: Bar Room Seating; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper ; 34.2 x 56.2 cm (13 7/16 x 22 1/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-968

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