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1935

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2020

  • You found it!

Drawing, Lady Esther Yacht: Interiors Scheme A, May 15, 1935

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Alfred Cohen and Syma Cohen. It is dated May 15, 1935 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper, 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

H x W: 39.4 x 66 cm (15 1/2 x 26 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY/501 MADISON AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower left: 3/8 -1'-0-/A.H. / 5/15/35; Inscribed at lower left: SCHEME A; instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Lady Esther Yacht: Interiors Scheme A, May 15, 1935; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper, ruled border in graphite; H x W: 39.4 x 66 cm (15 1/2 x 26 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-422

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