Friday, November 26, 2010

NYPL

WPA Murals in the McGraw Rotunda, part of the very grand home of the New York Public Library. Painted by Edward Laning 1938-42, they depict the "Story of the Recorded Word" from divine inscription to linotype.And overhead, Prometheus.

1 comment:

Denise said...

In the panel with the medieval scribe/monk, observe the open manuscript volume in the lower right hand corner. It's the beautiful Tickhill Psalter, currently on display in the Three Faiths exhibit, first floor gallery.