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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2019

Drawing, Armchair, Upholstered, 1933

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company, K. and Kroehler Manufacturing Co. and drafted by K.. It is dated 1933 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite 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

32.5 x 37 cm (12 13/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red color pencil at upper right: DiN - A 5 Inscribed in graphite at lower left: K. 9/30/33 Inscribed in graphite at lower left: V. & S. 10/17/33 Inscribed dimensions Isncribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair, Upholstered, 1933; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 32.5 x 37 cm (12 13/16 x 14 9/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-344

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