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Indians, design for a decorative mural panel, 1933
Indians, design for a decorative mural panel, 1933

Watercolor, 6 x 13
Collection of the El Paso Museum of Art © James D. Lea

Study for the mural Conquistadores, 1933
Study for the mural Conquistadores, 1933

India ink, watercolor and casein tempera, 6 x 13
Collection of Mack Colley, Corpus Christi, © James D. Lea

Anglo, design for a triptych mural, 1933
Anglo, design for a triptych mural, 1933

Dry brush and ink on brown paper, 10 x 18
Collection of Mary Lee Pinkerton, El Paso © James D. Lea

Indio, design for a triptych mural, 1933
Indio, design for a triptych mural, 1933

Dry brush and ink on brown paper, 10 x 18

Latino, design for a triptych mural, 1933,
Latino, design for a triptych mural, 1933,

Dry brush and ink on brown paper, 10 x 18

A Franciscan Friar Showing A Book to Indians in the 17th Century, 1935
A Franciscan Friar Showing A Book to Indians in the 17th Century, 1935

Oil on canvas attached to board, 5½ x 20 feet
Branigan Cultural Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico © James D. Lea

Design for The Western Frontier; 2nd Phase, 1860-1890, 1935
Design for The Western Frontier; 2nd Phase, 1860-1890, 1935

(study for Benjamin Franklin Post Office, Washington, D.C. ) Casein tempera, 13 1⁄2 x 27 3⁄4
Collection of Mack Colley, Corpus Christi © James D. Lea

Design for The Western Frontier; 1st Phase, 1830-1860, 1935
Design for The Western Frontier; 1st Phase, 1830-1860, 1935

(study for Benjamin Franklin Post Office, Washington, D.C. ) Casein tempera, 13 1⁄2 x 27 3⁄4
Collection of Mack Colley, Corpus Christi © James D. Lea

Drawing for The Western Frontier; 2nd Phase, 1860-1890, 1935
Drawing for The Western Frontier; 2nd Phase, 1860-1890, 1935

(study for Benjamin Franklin Post Office, Washington, D.C. ) Casein tempera, 13 1⁄2 x 27 3⁄4
Collection of James H. and Judy Clement, Dallas. © James D. Lea

Pass of the North Mural Design, 1937
Pass of the North Mural Design, 1937

India ink, graphite and charcoal on paper, 31¾ x 107
Collection of the El Paso Museum of Art, gift of Mr. Erwin H. Will, El Paso Electric Company © James D. Lea. Commissioned through the Section of Fine Arts, 1934-1943. Fine Arts Collection, U.S. General Services Administration.

Mural on North Wall, West Texas Room, 1936
Study for Mural on North Wall, West Texas Room, 1936

Carbon pencil, ink, 7 1⁄2 x 13
Collection of William P. Hobby, Houston © James D. Lea

Hide Hunters, 1937
Left Handed Buffalo Hunter, 1937

Oil on canvas, 47 x 47
Collection of the El Paso Museum of Art, Gift of Billie Ruth Simpson © James D. Lea

Pass of the North, mural, 1938
O Pass of the North, Now the Old Giants Are Gone We Little Men Live Where Heroes Once Walked the Inviolate Earth, mural, 1938

Oil on canvas, 11 x 54 feet
U.S. Courthouse, El Paso, Texas

Back Home, April 1865, 1939
Back Home, April 1865, 1939

Oil on canvas, 5½ x 12½ feet
Post Office, Pleasant Hill, Missouri © James D. Lea. Commissioned through the Section of Fine Arts, 1934-1943. Fine Arts Collection, U.S. General Services Administration.

Back Home, April 1865, mural, 1939
Back Home, April 1865, mural, 1939

Oil on canvas, 5½ x 12½ feet
Post Office, Pleasant Hill, Missouri

Stampede, mural, 1940
Stampede, mural, 1940

Oil on canvas, 5½ x 16 feet
Post Office, Odessa, Texas. Commissioned through the Section of Fine Arts, 1934-1943. Fine Arts Collection, U.S. General Services Administration.

Comanches, mural, 1943
Comanches, mural, 1943

Oil on canvas, 5' x 13'7"
Post Office, Seymour, Texas © James D. Lea. Commissioned through the Section of Fine Arts, 1934-1943. Fine Arts Collection, U.S. General Services Administration.

Southwest, mural, 1956
Southwest, mural, 1956

Oil on canvas, 5½ x 20 feet
El Paso Public Library, El Paso, Texas © James D. Lea

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