Above: Trompe L’oeil Murals from The Permanent Collection of The NYC Public Library. Casein Fresco on muslin, 9’ x 18’ each panel.
“Fifth Avenue Facade” 1 of 3  and   “Fortitude” 2 of 3      Painted by Mr. Venaglia in commemoration of The Library’s centennial. Model is actual
“Monet’s passion and obsession inspired examination of water lillies and haystacks; capturing Liberty’s patina and colossal scale are my
vehicles for deciphering the guts of every New Yorker facing the 21st century.”   - Mark Venaglia, Los Angeles 2007