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Drawing, Presentation Design for Prefabricated House by the Sea

This is a Drawing. It was created by Russell Heston and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and drafted by Russell Heston and made for (as the client) Devcor International, Inc.. It is dated ca. 1971 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is brush and watercolor, brush and gouache, graphite, conte crayon on board matted in brown cardboard. 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

48 × 70 cm (18 7/8 × 27 9/16 in.) Mat: 64.5 × 81.5 cm (25 3/8 × 32 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in printed text on adhesive label, lower right: [Devcor International logo] / DEVCOR INTERNATIONAL INC. / 575 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK, N.Y. 10022 • PLAZA 9-5100 • DONDESCOR NEWYORK

Cite this object as

Drawing, Presentation Design for Prefabricated House by the Sea; Russell Heston (American, b. 1929); brush and watercolor, brush and gouache, graphite, conte crayon on board matted in brown cardboard; 48 × 70 cm (18 7/8 × 27 9/16 in.) Mat: 64.5 × 81.5 cm (25 3/8 × 32 1/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1988

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