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Object Timeline

1930

  • Work on this object began.

1932

  • Work on this object ended.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

  • You found it!

Drawing, Abby Aldrich Greene Rockefeller Apartment: Two Bedrooms, 1930–32

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Abby Greene Aldrich Rockefeller. It is dated 1930–32 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, pink colored pencil, and black ink 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: 65.4 x 100.3 cm (25 3/4 x 39 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57TH STREET/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: ROOMS # 713 & # 714; lower right: ROOM 713/2 BEDS/2 NIGHT TABLE/1 DESK/1 CHAISE/1 CHEST/1 UPH CHAIR/1 FLOOR LAMP/CARPET/DRAPERIES; to the right: ROOM 714/1 BED/2 NIGHT TABLES/ 1 DESK/1 DESK CHAIR/1 UPH CHAIR/1 UPH ARM CHAIR/2 CHEST/1 LARGE CHEST/1 CHAISE/2 FLOOR LAMPS/3 TABLE LAMPS/CARPET/DRAPERIES/1 MIRROR; dimensions and instructions throughout.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Abby Aldrich Greene Rockefeller Apartment: Two Bedrooms, 1930–32; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite, pink colored pencil, and black ink on tracing paper, ruled border in graphite; H x W: 65.4 x 100.3 cm (25 3/4 x 39 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-487

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