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BOURDELLE, Pierre

Paris 1901 - Geneva, Switzerland 1966

Homme et aigle, ou Puissance de la locomotive [Transport ferroviaire]

Man and Eagle, or Locomotive Power [Transportation by rail]

1936

colored cement

relief

Photo credit: courtesy Jim Parsons and David Bush, Fair Park Deco


Provenance

  • 1936, erected for the Centennial Exposition, a World's Fair celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Texas Republic
  • 2000, restored by Laboratory for Conservation of Fine Arts, Englewood, New Jersey

Bibliography

  • 2012 Parsons and Bush
    Jim Parsons and David Bush, Fair Park Deco: Art and Architecture of the Texas Centennial Exposition, Foreword by Virginia Savage McAlester and Willis Cecil Winters, Fort Worth, TCU Press, 2012, p. 43
  • 2013 Meslay
    Olivier Meslay, "Fair Park à Dallas, joyau de l'architecture des Années Trente", L'Estampille-L'Objet d'Art, janvier 2013, p. 62-69

Comment

  • See text about Fair Park by Anne-Laure Garrec, graciously translated by Gina Granger, under the tab Spotlight on....