Aldo Lazzarini's "Judge Smith Orr and Robert Taggard Planning the New Settlement of Orrville, 1852"Image courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
The historic post office building in Orrville, Ohio houses an example of New Deal artwork: the mural “Judge Smith Orr and Robert Taggard Planning the New Settlement of Orrville,” by Aldo Lazzarini. The work, completed in 1937, was commissioned by the federal Treasury Section of Fine Arts.
Sharon E. Dean and Karal Ann Marling, Covering History: Revisiting Federal Art in Cleveland, 1933-43. The Cleveland Public Library and the Cleveland Artists Foundation, 2006. (Quote: pp. 24-25). http://www.wpamurals.com/ohio.htm
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