Post Office Mural – Pacific Grove CA

Description

The 4′ x 15′ oil-on-canvas mural “Lovers’ Point” depicts an idyllic beach scene.  The work by Victor Arnautoff was funded by the federal Treasury Section of Fine Arts and installed in the lobby of the historic Pacific Grove post office in 1940. It is still viewable there today.

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Information and photo at:
http://www.wpamurals.com/pacgrove.htm

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Location Info


680 Lighthouse Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Location notes:

Coordinates: 36.622566, -121.920189

2 comments on “Post Office Mural – Pacific Grove CA

  1. There are more WPA painting here – they were covered up around the time the new post office was built. I don’t know if they were painted over or covered with something removable. They were above the grated “windows” where people waited in line. There are a lot of us who would love to be able to see them once again!

    • Kate, thanks for letting us know. What a shame the paintings have been covered up!

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