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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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Drawing, Bench: Metal, 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

27.9 x 36.8 cm (11 x 14 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower left: Donald Deskey/501 Madison Avenue/New YorkCity

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at center left: PLAN Inscribed dimensions Inscribed in red color pencil at lower left: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Bench: Metal, Upholstered; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, green color pencil on tracing paper; 27.9 x 36.8 cm (11 x 14 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-77

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