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1932

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Radio City Music Hall: Roxy Apartment, Dining Room Chair, Metal

This is a drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Radio City Music Hall and Samuel L. "Roxy" Rothafel. It is dated 1932 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, red and orange 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

33.2 x 37.1 cm (13 1/16 x 14 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower right; Donald Deskey/501 Madison Avenue/New York City

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite erased at lower right: Dining Room Chair/For/Mr. Rothafel/BY/Donald Deskey Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P/#7050 Imscribed in red color pencil at upper margin, left: x Inscribed dimensions, instructions Inscribed in graphite erased at lower left

Cite this object as

Drawing, Radio City Music Hall: Roxy Apartment, Dining Room Chair, Metal; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, red and orange color pencil on tracing paper; 33.2 x 37.1 cm (13 1/16 x 14 5/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-217

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