Drawing, Screen Design with Abstract Geometric Forms
This is a Drawing. It was designed by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey. We acquired it in 1975. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gouache, gold and silver paint, graphite on illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
At the 1925 Paris exposition Donald Deskey saw an array of screens, including lacquered examples by Jean Dunand. From 1927 to 1931, Deskey produced decorative screens, such as this design, that showcased his artistic predilection for bold colors and simple shapes.
This object was donated by Donald Deskey.
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Drawing, Screen Design with Abstract Geometric Forms; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; pen and black ink, brush and gouache, gold and silver paint, graphite on illustration board; 1975-11-15