Saturday, March 6, 2010

The Grand Reception Hall : Ceiling Murals

The Grand Reception Hall..
Beautiful murals on the ceiling of the Grand Reception Hall..
One would except more information on these..
But I couldn't find any, which is disappointing.
Although there is good enough materials detailing the allegorical murals on the walls of the Grand Reception Hall, as shown in the previous post, click here.... But nothing about the murals on the ceiling.

For more.. [click on the link]
# The Elks National Memorial..
# Facade freizes- By Adolph A. Weinman...
# Sculptures: "Fraternity" and "Patriotism" - By Adolph A. Weinman..
# Sculptures: Reclining Elks - By Laura Gardin Fraser..
# Sculptures: "Air" & "Earth" - By Laura Gardin Fraser
# Rotunda: Heroic Sculptures - By James Earle Fraser..
# Rotunda: The intricately carved ceiling...
# Rotunda: murals- By Eugene Francis Savage..
# Grand Reception Hall: Entry murals - By Edwin Howland Blashfield..
# Grand Reception Hall..
# Grand Reception Hall: Hand-painted glass windows..
# Grand Reception Hall: Ceiling murals...
# Grand Reception Hall: Wall murals- By Eugene Francis Savage..

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I am working on details of the ceiling murals - they are also by Eugene Savage and depict the "Feast on Mount Olympus"