Nursery Tales by James Henry Daugherty, Holmes School, Darien, Connecticut, WPA (PWAP) 1934, 78” x 270”

 

The Mural was rediscovered in 1995 beneath nine layers of wall paint and primer by Charles and Lisa Daugherty, and Daugherty  Scholar and Archivist, John Solum.  Conservator Joseph T. Matteis, Jr., spent a full year restoring the mural to its original layers.

 

Nursery Tales ~ The Discovery of a Lost WPA Mural