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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2019

Drawing, Armchair, Upholstered, October 17, 1933

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company. It is dated October 17, 1933 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

32.9 x 36.7 cm (12 15/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left: V. & S. 10/17/33 Inscribed in graphite circled at lower left: 2 Inscribed dimensions Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair, Upholstered, October 17, 1933; Manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 32.9 x 36.7 cm (12 15/16 x 14 7/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-350

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