George W. Maynard
George Willoughby Maynard (5 March 1843, Washington, D.C. – 1923) was an American painter, illustrator and muralist.
He studied at the National Academy of Design in New York City, and the Royal Academy in Antwerp, Belgium.
His best-known works are the murals inside the old Metropolitan Opera House, New York (demolished 1967); the frieze in the Appellate Court House, New York; and his mural panels at the Library of Congress.
He was elected an associate of the National Academy of Design in 1885, and served as its librarian.
- '76 (Soldier of the Revolution) (1876). Exhibited at the 1876 Centennial Exposition. Cover: Harper's Weekly, July 15, 1876.
- Portrait of Francis Davis Millet, Dressed as a War Correspondent (1878), National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian. 1884 Temple Gold Medal: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
- Sappho (1888), Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
- In Strange Seas (1889), Metropolitan Museum of Art.
- Moses and King David, St. John's Church, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Massachusetts
- Library of Congress
- Ceiling disc mural: Courage - Valor - Fortitude - Achievement
In Strange Seas at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1889
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