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1935

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Drawing, Upholstered Armchair, August 27, 1935

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and manufactured by W. and J. Sloane. It is dated August 27, 1935 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite 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.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 115.6 x 96.5 cm (45 1/2 in. x 38 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower right: 9006 & 9007 CHAIR./W & J SLOANE, Ressetar/Olsson/ 8/27/35, 8/27/35, 1, SL.; inscribed in red color pencil on verso: 9007; directions, dimensions, materials in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Upholstered Armchair, August 27, 1935; Manufactured by W. and J. Sloane (United States); USA; graphite and black ink on tracing paper; H x W: 115.6 x 96.5 cm (45 1/2 in. x 38 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-909

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