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1932

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

  • You found it!

Drawing, Radio City Music Hall: Armchair, October 19, 1932

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Radio City Music Hall and Samuel L. "Roxy" Rothafel. It is dated October 19, 1932 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, black ink, and red color pencil 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.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 111.8 x 132.1 cm (44 x 52 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 in stamp, lower right: 7050/TYRREL/OLSSON/10/19/32/R.C. 221; dimensions, materials, instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Radio City Music Hall: Armchair, October 19, 1932; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite, black ink, and red color pencil on tracing paper; H x W: 111.8 x 132.1 cm (44 x 52 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-787

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