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Print, Townhouse, 211 East 48th Street, New York, NY: Perspective Rendering, September 1933

This is a Print. It was architect: William E. Lescaze. It is dated September 1933 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is photostat on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by William E. Lescaze. It is credited Gift of William E. Lescaze.

  • Object ID #18343861
  • graphite on white paperboard, mounted on canvas.
  • Museum purchase from James B. Ford and Peter Cooper Hewitt Estate Funds.
  • 1936-60-2

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Its dimensions are

28 x 21.8 cm (11 x 8 9/16 in.) Mat: 45.4 x 35.4 cm (17 7/8 x 13 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink, lower right: sept 33 Lescaze

It is inscribed

On white tracing paper attached to lower edge, typed in black ink: SKETCH BY WILLIAM LESCAZE/FOR FIRST HOUSE WITH GLASS IN NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER, 1933

Cite this object as

Print, Townhouse, 211 East 48th Street, New York, NY: Perspective Rendering, September 1933; Architect: William E. Lescaze (American, b. Switzerland, 1896–1969); USA; photostat on paper; 28 x 21.8 cm (11 x 8 9/16 in.) Mat: 45.4 x 35.4 cm (17 7/8 x 13 15/16 in.); Gift of William E. Lescaze; 1937-37-3

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Energizing the Everyday: Gifts From the George R. Kravis II Collection.

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