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    • Grand Canyon of the Colorado

    • Megargee, Lon (1883-1960)
    • Megargee, Lon; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--In art; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--Pictorial works.
    • "Grand Canyon of the Colorado" is one of fifteen murals painted by Lon Megargee for the Arizona State Capitol from 1913 to 1914. The painting depicts the scale of the canyon by showing a single man looking over one small area. Megargee based...
    • Camelback Mountain

    • Megargee, Lon (1883-1960)
    • Megargee, Lon; Camelback Mountain (Maricopa County, Ariz.)--History--Pictorial works.
    • This signed poster depicts lush desert plants in cool colors set against Camelback Mountain in the distance. At the time of this print Camelback Mountain had been designated as a reservation, but it fell into private hands in the 1940s. The summit...
    • Casa Grande Prehistoric Ruins

    • Megargee, Lon (1883-1960)
    • Megargee, Lon; Casa Grande (Ariz.) Ruins--Arizona.
    • "Casa Grande Prehistoric Ruins" is one of fifteen murals painted by Lon Megargee for the Arizona State Capitol from 1913 to 1914. It depicts a coyote and sage in front of the ruins. About 10 years before this painting, a roof had been put over the...
    • The Painted Desert

    • Megargee, Lon (1883-1960)
    • Megargee, Lon; Painted Desert (Ariz.)
    • "The Painted Desert" is one of fifteen murals painted by Lon Megargee for the Arizona State Capitol from 1913 to 1914. It depicts a lone rider heading into a stark but brightly colored desert. The Painted Desert is part of the Petrified Forest...
    • San Xavier

    • Megargee, Lon (1883-1960)
    • Megargee, Lon; San Xavier del Bac Mission (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • "San Xavier Mission" is one of fifteen murals painted by Lon Megargee for the Arizona State Capitol from 1913 to 1914. It shows the state's most important artifact of the Spanish colonial era. The original Jesuit mission, founded by Eusebio...
    • Canyon de Chelly

    • Megargee, Lon (1883-1960)
    • Megargee, Lon; Canyon de Chelly National Monument (Ariz.)--Pictorial works.
    • "Canyon de Chelly" is one of fifteen murals painted by Lon Megargee for the Arizona State Capitol from 1913 to 1914. It depicts Navajo Indians riding in a canyon against the background of immense mountain formations. Canyon de Chelly has been an...
    • The Superstitions

    • Megargee, Lon (1883-1960)
    • Megargee, Lon; Superstition Mountains (Ariz.)--Pictorial works.
    • "The Superstitions" is one of fifteen murals painted by Lon Megargee for the Arizona State Capitol from 1913 to 1914. It depicts desert greenery in the foreground against the Superstition Mountains in the distance. This painting was done on site....
    • Petrified Forest

    • Megargee, Lon (1883-1960)
    • Megargee, Lon; Petrified Forest National Park (Ariz.)--Pictorial works.
    • "Petrified Forest" is one of fifteen murals painted by Lon Megargee for the Arizona State Capitol from 1913 to 1914. It shows huge pieces of petrified wood in the foreground against a background of turbulent clouds and low mountains. Over 13,000...
    • The San Francisco Peaks

    • Megargee, Lon (1883-1960)
    • Megargee, Lon; San Francisco Peaks Region (Ariz.)--Pictorial works.
    • "The San Francisco Peaks" is one of fifteen murals painted by Lon Megargee for the Arizona State Capitol from 1913 to 1914. It shows a foreground of pines with the San Francisco Peaks in the distance. Megargee had originally planned to paint the...

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