The Way Of Life
George Fisher painted the mural “The Way of Life” in 1938. The work was commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts for the city’s historic post office building. The mural was installed in the city’s present post office in August 2009.
“Painted by George Harold Fisher, the mural, titled ‘Way of Life,’ depicts a father, mother and child at rest in the foreground, with two apple trees in the background and a grinding stone and a spinning wheel on either side. It was installed in 1938 and commissioned by the secretary of painting and sculpture, Procurement Division of the Treasury Department, in 1937…. Fisher earned $560 for the mural.” (mlive.com)
Originally posted in the New Deal Art Registry: http://www.newdealartregistry.org/
http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2009/02/depressionera_mural_removed_fo.html, accessed December 4, 2014.
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