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1963

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1964

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  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Compact Car

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Earl E. Hoyt Jr. and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates. It is dated 1963–64 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is gray marker, brush and pink gouache, graphite on off-white heavy 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

22.7 × 30.4 cm (8 15/16 × 11 15/16 in.) (Mat): 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.)

It has the following markings

Printed gray adhesive label, lower right: DONALD DESKEY ASSOCIATES INC. 575 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK 22, N.Y. [DDA logo]

It is signed

Signed in pen and pink ink, center right: HOYT

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and pink ink, center right: HOYT

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Compact Car; Designed by Earl E. Hoyt Jr. (American, born 1936); USA; gray marker, brush and pink gouache, graphite on off-white heavy paper; 22.7 × 30.4 cm (8 15/16 × 11 15/16 in.) (Mat): 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1607

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