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1935

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Drawing, Brahms: Dresser, August 15, 1935

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates. It is dated August 15, 1935 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite 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: 109.2 x 144.1 cm (43 in. x 56 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/501 MADISON AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY; stamp in black ink below: DONALD DESKEY/501 MADISON AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY/PHOTO, STOCK/ARTICLE/HEIGHT/LENGTH/WIDTH/PRICE, MATERIALS/IF USED FOR PUBLICATION CREDIT/WHEN THIS PHOTO HAS SERVED ITS PURPOSE/PLEASE RETURN

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower right: 8391/F.S./BRAHMS, F.H.S. (?)/8/19/35, 8/19, 1, PIANO; inscribed in graphite in stamp below: 8391/CHEST/8/15/35; dimensions, materials, instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Brahms: Dresser, August 15, 1935; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite and black ink on tracing paper; H x W: 109.2 x 144.1 cm (43 in. x 56 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-1001

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