Boston Public Library, Boston, Massachusetts: the upper gallery of the main stair hall with murals by Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

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RIBApix ref no RIBA89508
Architect/DesignerJohnson, Philip (1906-2005)
McKim Mead & White
Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898)
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
CountryUnited States
CityBoston
Subject Date1894
Image Date1987
ViewInterior
StyleBeaux-Arts
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceBenton 87-36-03
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Tim Benton / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: An extension to the library was built in 1972 by Philip Johnson and the original library was restored in 2001 by Shepley, Bulfinch, Richardson & Abbott.

Subject tags

ceilings, libraries, entrance halls, murals, decorative plasterwork