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"Orpheus Over the Globe," Important Mural Study for 1939-1940 NY World's Fair



Painted by Dunbar Beck, one of America's finest muralists in the 1930s and 1940s, this classic example of Art Deco stylized allegorical painting served as a study for a series of murals that Beck painted for the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. Beck also painted a WPA mural for the Post Office in Danvers, Massachusetts, along with a number of private commissions.


  • Creator
    Dunbar D. Beck (Painter)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 14.25 in. (36.2 cm)Width: 20.5 in. (52.07 cm)
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  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
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    1stDibs: LU86511352200

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