East Rochester, NY

Bernard Gussow
“Recreation Hours”
1938
Oil on Canvas
5’ x 14’

In the early 1960’s this mural was removed from the wall and put in storage. Proper precautions were not taken during the removal process, resulting in the diagonal pattern of paint loss. Murals should be removed only when absolutely necessary and under the guidance of professional conservators.

PHOTOS:
Mural detail before and after conservation

  • Date February 20, 2018
  • Tags Murals, Post Office Murals