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Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers, Helena Rubinstein Apartment, 625 Park Avenue, New York, NY, ca. 1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Rubin and Helena Rubinstein. It is dated ca. 1934 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

34.7 x 37.5 cm (13 11/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower left: DONALD DESKEY/ 145 WEST 57TH STREET/ NEWYORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower right: RUBIN Inscribed in graphite at lower left: 9 Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers, Helena Rubinstein Apartment, 625 Park Avenue, New York, NY, ca. 1934; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 34.7 x 37.5 cm (13 11/16 x 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-648

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