Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Rockefeller Center; La Maison Francaise

Accession Number: 
136664
Order Title: 
Archivision Base Collection--16,370 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Entrance at 610 Fifth Avenue, "Friendship Between America and France" by Janniot; lower half, Poetry, Beauty and Elegance
Date of View: 
6/1/1994
Image description: 
Paris and New York are symbolized by joined hands above the figures of Poetry, Beauty, and Elegance. Bas-relief of gilded cast bronze, 18 feet high and 11 feet wide, 1934.
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Archivision Base Collection
Culture: 
American
Subject: 
Paris
Work Types: 
Architecture; commercial / industrial structures; office buildings
Work Types: 
Architecture; government structures; diplomatic buildings; embassies
Work Types: 
buildings; commercial buildings; mercantile buildings; stores
Related Work Title: 
Rockefeller Center; partOf
Preferred Title: 
Rockefeller Center; La Maison Francaise
Agent Display: 
Alfred Auguste Janniot (French sculptor, 1889-1969); Lee Oskar Lawrie (American sculptor, 1877-1961); Raymond M. Hood (American architect, 1881-1934)
Date: 
1933-1934 (creation)
Materials: 
limestone; gilded bronze
Technique: 
construction (assembling)
Measurement: 
130,000 ft2 (area)
Alternate Title: 
La Maison Francaise
Locations: 
New York, New York, United States
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Twentieth century
Style/Period: 
Art Deco
Classification: 
Architecture