New Mexico State Capitol Mural – Santa Fe NM

Description

Title: “Polo Ponies”

“[A]s part of the Works Project Administration, [Randall Davey] created a polo mural that currently hangs in the Santa Fe State Capitol passageway between the Capitol and its Annex. It is on a long term loan from the New Mexico National Guard. This mural may have been planned to be placed at the New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell but actually started out at the state’s Horse Calvary Unit in Albuquerque before being moved to the Military Museum (the New Deal built Armory) in Santa Fe.”   (Flynn)

Medium: oil on canvas

Size: tryptich
Restoration Info: Restored 2007

Source notes

Originally posted in the New Deal Art Registry: http://www.newdealartregistry.org/

Flynn, K. ed. Public Art and Architecture in New Mexico 1933-1943: A Guide to the New Deal Legacy. 2012. Sunstone Press.

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Location Info


491 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Location notes: Passageway between Capitol and Capitol Annex

Coordinates: 35.6815474, -105.9380732

One comment on “New Mexico State Capitol Mural – Santa Fe NM

  1. Hello,

    What year was the New Deal pony painting by Randall Davey first Placed in the New Mexico State Capitol Annex passageway? Thanks if you have the year.

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