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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Armchair, Two Versions an, 1930–1935

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company. It is dated 1930–1935 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

31.5 x 36.3 cm (12 3/8 x 14 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left of upper left image: V. & S. B BRAZILIAN ROSEWOOD Inscribed in grapite at upper right of upper left image: out Inscribed in graphite at lower left of upper right image: B Inscribed in graphite at upper right of upper right image: out Inscribed in graphite at lower left of lower left image: V. & S. C BRAZILIAN ROSEWOOD Inscribed in graphite at upper right of lower left image: out Inscribed in grapite at lower left of lower right image: C Inscribed in graphite at upper right of lower right image: out Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right of lower right image: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair, Two Versions an, 1930–1935; Manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 31.5 x 36.3 cm (12 3/8 x 14 5/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-578

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