Citation
Relief from the Hotel St. George, Brooklyn, New York

Material Information

Title:
Relief from the Hotel St. George, Brooklyn, New York [relief]
Creator:
Unknown, Designer
Place of Publication:
USA, Brooklyn, NY
Creation Date:
circa 1930
Materials:
aluminum ( medium )
Measurements:
17-7/8 in x 83-7/8 in x 5/8 in
45.5 cm x 213.0 cm x 1.6 cm

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Metal/Metal Design -- Hotels -- Interior Decoration -- Sculpture/Sculpture Design
Genre:
reliefs (sculptures) ( aat )

Notes

Abstract:
Chrome-plated aluminum relief; centralized profile of Hermes (Mercury) wearing a winged hat with birds in flight in the background flanked by three ocean liners on water and a panoramic cityscape of New York which includes a zeppelin flying in the air, building smoke stacks, a bus and a subway car in transit; this bas relief frieze was from the lobby of the St. George Hotel on Clark Street between Hicks and Henry Streets in Brooklyn; the frieze depicts the city of New York in all of its Art Deco splendor.
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian–Florida International University Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
TD1989.13.1 ( accession number )
Classification:
Fine Art