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1934

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1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Drawing, Design for Bar

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated November 15, 1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, red and green crayon 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

21.2 x 24.1 cm (8 3/8 x 9 1/2 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, center right: LINES CUT IN / AND POLISHED [with arrows]; in graphite, lower left: No; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: #8136; in graphite, lower right: 11/15/34

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Bar; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, red and green crayon on tracing paper; 21.2 x 24.1 cm (8 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-20

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