Proposal Drawing for a Dinner Plate Designer: Ettore Sottsass (Italian, 1917–2007)
Client: Swid Powell, American, 1982–2001

Medium

Graphite, ink, and gouache on paper

Dimensions

19 3/4 × 14 1/4 in. (50.17 × 36.2 cm)

Credit Line

Swid Powell Records, Gift of Nan Swid

Accession Number

2017.133.11

Geography
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Period

20th century

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Provenance

Provenance

Produced by the designer for Swid Powell, New York; with Swid Powell until 2001; retained by co-founder and last corporate owner, Nan Swid, New York, 2001–2007; on deposit at Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2007–2017; gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2017
Bibliography
  • "Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin: Online Supplement (accessed December 1, 2018), 9
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Inscriptions

"DINNER / PROPOSAL (B) / SOTTSASS '86 / FOR NAN SWID" in ink in lower right

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