Drawing, Design for Steinway & Sons Piano, A Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago, 1933–34
This is a drawing. It was drafted by E. Westervelt and from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Steinway and Sons. It is dated April 20, 1933 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
It is credited
Gift of Donald Deskey.
Its dimensions are
71.7 x 60.8 cm (28 1/4 x 23 15/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Architect's stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY [with misc. drafting information]
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: stEinway & sons 1. grand / scale 1 1/2"=1'–0'; in graphite in architect's stamp, lower right: [DRAWING] / 7203 / [COMM] C. of P / [MATERIALS] / Mac. Ebony & / BLacK Lac. | [DRAWN BY] Westervelt / [DATE] 4/20/33 / [REVISED] / Steinway 1021 | [DATE] / 4/20/33 | [NO] / 1 | [SENT TO] / S.M. & K.; in graphite: dimensions, materials, components
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for Steinway & Sons Piano, A Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago, 1933–34; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 71.7 x 60.8 cm (28 1/4 x 23 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-288