Design for promotional materials for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco: Federal Building

 
Design for promotional materials for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco: Federal Building
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  • Title :     Design for promotional materials for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco: Federal Building
  • Artist:     Ken Sawyer Artist Frank E. Feliz Other relation Golden Gate International Exposition Bay Company Other relation
  • Accession:     TD1993.45.9
  • Country:     United States San Francisco California
  • Date:     circa 1939
  • Dimensions:     Inches 13-1/2 19 3/4 Dimensions, framed, Centimeters 34.3 48.3 1.9 Dimensions, framed
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     Architecture/Architectural Design , Advertising , World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1993.45.9.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Architecture~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Gouache and graphite on paper board painting for promotional materials depicting the Federal Building at the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco; depicts an aerial view of a structure with L-shaped buildings separated by a centralized pavilion with columns; body of water with boats in background; image utilized for promotional materials; painting was originally hung in the administrative offices of the Fair.