Zakheim Mural Full Color

(Courtesy of Visual Transformation Gallery)

Design For Coit Tower "The Library" Mural Found

Bradford Hornsby
July 31, 2018 - 11:08 am

The son of muralist Bernard Zakheim (1898 – 1985) recently unearthed the original design for the iconic mural.

The design is a full-sized charcoal rendering nine paper panels of the mural that would be painted in 1934 inside Coit Tower. 

No permanent location has been decided on for the displaying the design.

Zakheim Mural Full Color
(Courtesy of Visual Transformation Gallery)

“The Library” Detail
(Courtesy of Visual Transformation Gallery)

“The Library” Detail
(Courtesy of Visual Transformation Gallery)