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Title
Chinese celestial dragon, Los Angeles, 1941
Creator
Cheng, Fu-Ding
Dunitz, Robin J
Wong, Tyrus
Contributor
Hong, Mr
Date Created and/or Issued
1941
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
Robin Dunitz Slides of Los Angeles Murals, 1925-2002
Rights Information
The files represent Ms. Dunitz' personal collection of materials collected over the years of her involvement in documenting and preserving Los Angeles murals. They are available for consultation in the Helen Topping Architecture and Fine Arts Library, University of Southern California. For an appointment, contact the Library at (213) 740-1956.
The images are accessible for fair use. However, muralists retain all rights to their work, and Robin Dunitz retains copyright for the images. Any requests for permission to reproduce the images must be directed to: Robin Dunitz, 503-764-9897, rjdunitz@comcast.net
USC Helen Topping Architecture and Fine Arts Library
Watt Hall 4d, USC, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0294
afa@usc.edu
Description
Chinese celestial dragon, 1941, United Savings Bank, exterior rear (originally a restaurant), 951 Broadway (between College and Bernard), Chinatown. In traditional Chinese culture seeing a dragon is a blessing. Here he is chasing a fireball, which represents the raw power and energy of the universe. Nova color acrylic (restorations), 12' x 12'. By Tyrus Wong. Restored in the 1970s and again in 1984 by Fu-Ding Cheng. Sponsored by Mr. Hong (building owner) -- Dunitz, Street gallery, p. 33, #22. -- Dunitz, Street gallery, p., #
Type
image
Format
1 slide : col.
2 x 2 in.
color slides
slides (photographs)
Identifier
dunitz-0055.tif
http://doi.org/10.25549/dunitz-c15-73
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/dunitz-0055.jpg
Subject
Street art
Mural painting and decoration
Dragons in art
Place
34.065441,-118.236923
951 Broadway
California
Los Angeles
USA
United Savings Bank
Chinatown
Source
University of Southern California [Contributing entity]
dunitz-0055 [Identifying number]
Relation
Dunitz, Robin J. Street Gallery: a guide to 1000 Los Angeles Murals. Los Angeles, CA: RJD Enterprises, c1993; Dunitz, Robin J. Street gallery: a guide to 1000 Los Angeles Murals. Rev. 2nd ed. Los Angeles, CA: RJD Enterprises, c1998
Robin Dunitz Slides of Los Angeles Murals, 1925-2002

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