American muralists

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)
Sketch for Chiron and Achilles
Oil and graphite on canvas, 1922–24
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

Jared French (American; 1905–1988)
Stuart’s Raiders at the Swollen Ford
Oil and tempera, 1939
Mural executed under the auspices of the Treasury Department’s Section of Painting and Sculpture (later called the Section of Fine Arts) for the Richmond Parcel Post Building (subsequently transferred to the Lewis F. Powell, Jr. U.S. Courthouse Annex, Richmond, Virginia)
Photograph by Carol M. Highsmith
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Washington, D.C.

Hildreth Meière (American; 1892–1961)
Design for Sand-Blasted Glass Mural: Mercury Gathering Air Waves Amidst Planets and Stars
Executed for A Century of Progress (1933 World’s Fair, Chicago, Illinois)
Brush and white gouache, black wash, graphite on tan paper, 1932
Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)
Sketch for Atlas and the Hesperides
Oil and graphite on canvas, 1922–24
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)
Sketch for Phaethon
Oil and graphite on canvas, 1922–24
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts