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La ville embellie par le travail

The city embellished by work

Ferdinand Fargeot & Jean Gaudin
1934

Lyon /  La ville embellie par le travail   Lyon /  La ville embellie par le travail

Description

On the front façade of the Labor Exchange in Lyon is a mosaic measuring 6½ x 26½ meters / 21 x 87 feet, representing the different corporations of workers who obviously rub shoulders with the Lyon Mayor Edouard Herriot, who had this new building built, the architect of the building Charles Meysson, and other Lyon personalities..

Lyon - La ville embellie par le travail

Lyon - La ville embellie par le travail

Signature

F. Fargeot 1934
GAUDIN mosaiste

Lyon - La ville embellie par le travail

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: France
  • Fargeot, Ferdinand
  • Gaudin, Jean
  • Herriot, Édouard
  • Meysson, Charles
  • Mosaic
  • Mural artwork
  • Worker
  • Location (N 45°45'33" - E 4°50'52")

    Item Code: frra029; Photograph: 10 August 2018
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