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

Accession Number: 
136666
Order Title: 
Archivision Base Collection--16,370 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Entrance at 610 Fifth Avenue, "Gallic Freedom" by Janniot
Date of View: 
6/1/1994
Image description: 
"Gallic Freedom" is France personified carrying the torch of freedom above the motto of the French Republic, "Libert¿, ¿galit¿, Fraternit¿". Polychrome and gilded carved limestone, 10 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