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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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  • You found it!

Drawing, Armchair, Upholstered

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1934–1935 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, green color pencil 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

33.5 x 36.9 cm (13 3/16 x 14 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower right: Donald Deskey/501 Madison Avenue/New York City

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at center right: EASY CHAIR ! Inscribed in graphite at lower center: or #81 ? or #89 ? Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P/#1697; erased: - P Inscribed dimensions, materials

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair, Upholstered; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, green color pencil on tracing paper; 33.5 x 36.9 cm (13 3/16 x 14 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-429

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