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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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  • You found it!

Drawing, Armchair, Swivel, Upholstered, 1929–1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1929–1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, 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

28.9 x 36.5 cm (11 3/8 x 14 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Small stamp in black ink at lower left: Donald Deskey/145 West 57th Street/New York City Small stamp in black ink at lower right: Donald Deskey/145 West 57th Street/New York City

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left: SWIVEL CH[torn]R Inscribed dimensions, instructions, materials Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair, Swivel, Upholstered, 1929–1934; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, orange color pencil on tracing paper; 28.9 x 36.5 cm (11 3/8 x 14 3/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-321

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