Gare D'Autos [Automobile Station]

 
Gare D'Autos [Automobile Station]
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  • Title :     Gare D'Autos [Automobile Station]
  • Artist:     Henri Defrasse Artist
  • Accession:     TD1992.110.1
  • Country:     France
  • Date:     1926
  • Dimensions:     Inches 21-1/4 56-1/2, Centimeters 54.0 143.5
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Collection Theme:     Modernism
  • Subject:     Automobiles , Transportation , Leisure/Sports
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1992.110.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~Prints, Drawings, and Photographs~Art Deco~Modernism
Description:
Gouache, watercolor and ink on paper design drawing depicting a large Paris gas station for automobiles during the 1920's; various styles of automobiles are shown parked in front of the station and are depicted in various stages of obtaining gas from gas pumps; male and female customers are visible in lines at windows purchasing gas.