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1935

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2020

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Drawing, Jascha Heifetz Apartment: Game Room and Bar, 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, double ruled border in graphite . 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

55.2 x 82.4 cm (21 3/4 x 32 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/630 FIFTH AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left: GAMEROOM [sic] AND BAR FOR MR JASCHA HEIFETZ; at lower right: SCALE 1/2" = 1'; inscribed in graphite at upper margin on verso: Heifetz Bar [underlined]; at upper right: HEIFETZ

Cite this object as

Drawing, Jascha Heifetz Apartment: Game Room and Bar, 1935; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper, double ruled border in graphite ; 55.2 x 82.4 cm (21 3/4 x 32 7/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-255

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