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1927

  • Work on this object began.

1931

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for Screen with Cubist Motifs

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and drafted by Donald Deskey. It is dated 1927–31 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite, black crayon on tan illustration board . 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 48.7 cm (13 1/16 x 19 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink at lower left: -1026-; on verso printed: AMCO/TRATION BOARD/ARTISTS SUPPLY CO., INC./NEW YORK CITY

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Screen with Cubist Motifs; Drafted by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; brush and gouache, graphite, black crayon on tan illustration board ; 33.2 x 48.7 cm (13 1/16 x 19 3/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-14

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