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American Decorative Arts
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Designer: Lee Schoen, American, 1907–1994

Design for an Iron Door



27 1/8 × 17 3/4 in. (68.9 × 45.09 cm)
John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959
Made in New York, New York
20th century
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors

Alan Moss Studios, New York, by 1983–89; John C. Waddell, New York, 1989–2010; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.


Karen Davies, At Home in Manhattan Modern Decorative Arts, 1925 to the Depression, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983), 99, no. 71, ill.

Alastair Duncan, American Art Deco (New York: Thames and Hudson, 1986), 97, ill.

John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 155, no. 95.

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.