Rose Room, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York

 
Rose Room, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York
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  • Title :     Rose Room, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York
  • Artist:     Louis Pierre Rigal Renderer Schultze and Weaver Architects
  • Accession:     WFIU-141
  • Country:     United States
  • Date:     circa 1930
  • Dimensions:     Inches 32-1/2 87-1/2 2 Dimensions, framed Inches 29 83-7/8 Dimensions, matted, Centimeters 82.6 222.3 5.1 Dimensions, framed Centimeters 73.7 213.0 Dimensions, matted
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Architecture
  • Subject:     Hotels , Architecture/Architectural Design , Skyscraper , Chinoiserie
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     WFIU-141.JPG
  • Tags:     Architecture~Paintings and Scuplture
Description:
Gouache and watercolor on paper presentation drawing depicting a preliminary study for the proposed decoration for the Rose Room in the Waldorf-Astoria; scenes in the murals were inspired by eighteenth-century Chinoiserie decoration.