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1935

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2020

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Drawing, Lady Esther Yacht: Existing Arrangements, May 15, 1935

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Syma Cohen and Alfred Cohen. It is dated May 15, 1935 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, red color pencil, and black ink 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

H x W: 39.4 x 96.5 cm (15 1/2 x 38 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower right: JOB No. 530/ 3/8"-1'0-/CENTAUR, Joe/ 5/15/35; inscribed in graphite above stamp: DIMENSIONS/L.O.A. - 130'-0"/L.WL. 127'-8 1/2"/BREADTH MLD 22'-0"/DRAFT EXT. 7'-3"/SCALE 3/8"=1'0"; inscribed in graphite at lower right: YACHT "CENTAUR"/-EXISTING ARRANGEMENT-; dimensions and instructions in graphite; inscribed in red color pencil on verso, lower left: YACHT

Cite this object as

Drawing, Lady Esther Yacht: Existing Arrangements, May 15, 1935; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite, red color pencil, and black ink on tracing paper; H x W: 39.4 x 96.5 cm (15 1/2 x 38 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-440

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