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Highlights of US projects by muralist Meiere

Thursday - 4/3/2014, 3:19pm  ET

This March 21, 2014 photo shows the work of Art Deco muralist Hildreth Meiere in the glass mosaic Banking Room at One Wall Street in New York. While Meiere's name has been largely forgotten her works abound throughout the country. “The Art Deco Murals of Hildreth Meiere, by Catherine Coleman Brawer and Kathleen Murphy Skolnik with photographs by Meiere’s granddaughter, Hildreth Meiere Dunn, is set for release May 1. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

The Associated Press

The works of Art Deco muralist Hildreth Meiere can be found in 100 buildings in 15 states. Here are some highlights:


St. Joseph Church, Canaan: Stations of the Cross, oil and gilt on wood panel, c. 1948

Travelers Insurance Company, Hartford: Lobby mural, marble mosaic, 1956


University of Chicago, Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, Chicago: Vaulting and apse ceiling, glazed ceramic tile, 1927

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago: Altarpiece and rear wall of miniature church, oil and gilt on wood panel, 1939


Christ Church Cathedral, Lexington: Mary Bennett Memorial, oil and gilt on wood panel, 1924


Bank of America Building, Baltimore: Floor decoration, marble mosaic, 1929


St. John's Episcopal Church, Beverly Farms: Altarpiece, oil and gilt on wood panel, 1930


St. Aloysius Church, Detroit: Rear wall, glass mosaic, 1931


Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, St. Louis: Domes, arches, walls, glass mosaic, 1945-61


Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln: Domes, ceilings, floors, tapestries, doors, 1924-32


Newark Museum, Newark: Central panel for Prudential Plaza lobby mural, marble mosaic, 1960


St. John's Grace Episcopal Church, Buffalo: Altarpiece, oil with gilt on wood panel, 1944

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Mt. Kisco: altarpiece, oil with gilt on wood panel, 1923

Trinity Episcopal Church, Roslyn: World War II triptych, oil and gilt on wood panel, 1943

St. Bartholomew's Church, apse and narthex, glass mosaic, 1929-1930; four clerestory windows, stained glass, 1948-1956

Temple Emanu-El, arch and ark of main sanctuary, glass mosaic, 1929

Radio City Music Hall, facade medallions, mixed-metal and enamel, 1932

One Wall Street, Banking Room, glass mosaic, 1931


Mary Immaculate Center, Chapel, Northampton: Half-dome of apse, glazed ceramic tile, 1939

Church of the Holy Trinity, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia: Wall mural behind altar, oil on canvas, 1942


St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Providence: Altarpiece, oil and gilt on wood panel, 1924


The Virginia War Museum, Newport News: World War II triptych, oil and gilt on wood panel, 1944


Washington National Cathedral, Chapel of the Resurrection: Half dome apse, glass mosaic, 1951

National Academy of Sciences, Great Hal: Dome, raised and gilded gesso, 1924

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