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Object ID #907218887

This is a painting. It was created by Rachel Hartley.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Museum of the City of New York as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated 1933. Its medium is oil on canvas.

The Chrysler Building appears as a beacon of light above humble buildings as a paean to the glories of the pre-Crash skyscraper.

It is credited Lent by Museum of the City of New York. Gift of Collection of Robert R. Preato, 1991, 91.76.18.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

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  • graphite with fixative on tracing paper mounted on cardboard.
  • Gift of Ely Jacques Kahn..
  • 1952-15-13
  • Object ID #18628817
  • cotton.
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.
  • 1988-55-1

Its dimensions are

H x W (framed): 106.7 × 69.2 cm (42 in. × 27 1/4 in.) H x W (unframed): 99.1 × 62.9 cm (39 in. × 24 3/4 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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