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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2019

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Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers, 1934–1935

This is a Drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1934–1935 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, 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 and catalogued by Rachel Hunnicutt. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

29 × 36.7 cm (11 7/16 × 14 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY / 501 MADISON AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY; later stamp in black ink, upper left: DONALD DESKEY / ASSOCIATES

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: 7; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"—1'–0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: 7402 [circled]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers, 1934–1935; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper; 29 × 36.7 cm (11 7/16 × 14 7/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1796

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