Post Office Murals – Green Bay WI

City:
Green Bay, WI

Site Type:
Art Works, Murals

New Deal Agencies:
Arts Programs, Treasury Section of Fine Arts (TSFA)

Started:
1940

Completed:
1942

Artist:
Lester W. Bentley

Description

These three murals by Lester W. Bentley were painted for the former De Pere, Wisconsin post office in 1942. They are now hanging in the Neville Public Museum in Green Bay WI. The murals were painted under the auspices of the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. They are titled “The Red Pieta,” “Nicholas Perrot,” and “Give Us This Day.”

Source notes

Personal visit on 8/21/2012 and 10/13/2013 by David, Post Office Fans Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal [Hardcover] Marlene Park, Gerald E. Markowitz

Site originally submitted by Post Office Fans on November 25, 2013.

Location Info


416 George St.
De Pere, WI 54115

Coordinates: 44.448665, -88.059584

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