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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Drawing, Armchair, Wood, Upholstered

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company and Kroehler Manufacturing Co.. It is dated 1930–1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, red color pencil 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

29.3 x 36.7 cm (11 9/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Small stamp in black over red ink: Donald Deskey/145 West 57th Street/New York City

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red color pencil at upper right: V. & S. Inscribed in graphite at lower left: K 9/30/33 / A Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: 2 Inscribed dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair, Wood, Upholstered; Manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company ; USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper; 29.3 x 36.7 cm (11 9/16 x 14 7/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-275

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