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Drawing, Design for Fireplace Wall Elevation, Game Room and Bar, Jascha Heifetz Apartment, 630 Park Avenue, New York, NY, 1935

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Jascha Heifetz. It is dated 1935 and we acquired it in 1975. 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

20.5 x 32 cm (8 1/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 630 FIFTH AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY [partial impression]

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: FIRe pLACe tReaTMeNT / fOR MR JaSCHA HeIFetZ; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1/2" = 1'

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Fireplace Wall Elevation, Game Room and Bar, Jascha Heifetz Apartment, 630 Park Avenue, New York, NY, 1935; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 20.5 x 32 cm (8 1/16 x 12 5/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-241

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