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1937

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Upholstered Armchair, April 5, 1937

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Harold Spurrier Anderson. It is dated April 5, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, blue color pencil, and black ink 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.

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower right: 7035 - SPEC./F.S./ANDERSON, OLSSON/DILLM./D./4.5.37, 4/9/37, 1, MASTERCR.; above stamp in graphite: NOTE!/CHAIR CONSISTS OF TWO UNITS-/LEATHER COVERED SIDE UNIT/AND FABRIC COVERED SEAT-BACK-ARM UNIT-/SIDE UNIT IS FASTENED BY SCREWS/FROM UNDERNEATH ALSO BY DOWELS/INTO ARMS; below perspective drawing in graphite: 2 ARM - CHAIRS IN WALNUT/SIZE 30" WIDE O.A./32 3/4" DEEP/31" HIGH; dimensions, materials, instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Upholstered Armchair, April 5, 1937; Manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen (United States); USA; graphite, blue color pencil, and black ink on tracing paper; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-778

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