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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: Chaise Longue, March 15, 1937

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and manufactured by W. and J. Sloane and Company of Master Craftsmen and made for (as the client) Harold Spurrier Anderson. It is dated March 15, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, black ink, red and blue 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 177.8 cm (44 in. x 5 ft. 10 in.)

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: 8590/F.S./ANDERSON, OLSSON/DILLM/D./3.15.37, 3/18/37, 1, MASTERCR; inscribed in graphite, above stamp at left: ONE CHAISE LONGUE/DOWN CUSHION/DOWN QUILT BACK /61 3/4", 29" x 29 1/2" H/SEAT H. 15 1/2" - ARM H. 20"/BLEACHED SYCAMORE [crossed out], BASE E. IND. ROSEWOOD; dimensions, materials, instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Chaise Longue, March 15, 1937; Manufactured by W. and J. Sloane (United States); USA; graphite, black ink, red and blue color pencil on tracing paper; H x W: 111.8 x 177.8 cm (44 in. x 5 ft. 10 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-990

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