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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Vanity and Mirror, ca. 1934–35

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1934–35 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite and green color pencil 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 and catalogued by Dr. Gail Davidson and RKR. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

34.2 x 37.4 cm (13 7/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink at lower left: DONALD DESKEY/ 501 MADISON AVENUE/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at center right: Coffee; inscribed in graphite at lower left: 3; inscribed in graphite at lower margin, right: X; lower right in graphite: SCALE 1"-1'0"/6313 [circled]; dimensions and instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Vanity and Mirror, ca. 1934–35; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite and green color pencil on tracing paper, ruled border in graphite; 34.2 x 37.4 cm (13 7/16 x 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1256

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