New York's World Fair, 1939-40

 
New York's World Fair, 1939-40
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  • Title :     New York's World Fair, 1939-40
  • Artist:     Robert Knight Ryland Artist
  • Accession:     TD1993.86.1
  • Country:     United States New York New York
  • Date:     circa 1940
  • Dimensions:     Inches 34-5/8 28-5/8 Dimensions, framed Inches 33 27 Dimensions, image, Centimeters 87.7 72.7 Dimensions, framed Centimeters 83.9 68.6 Dimensions, image
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1993.86.1.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Oil on Masonite painting depicting an aerial view of the 1939-40 New York World's Fair; image depicts shadow of the Trylon and Perisphere and shadows of other buildings falling on couples strolling about the fairground; partial cityscape in the background.