Photo: Carol M. Highsmith Archive, US Library of Congress, Prints and
Photographs Division. Photographed in April 2013 as part of an assignment
for the General Services Administration.
United States Courthouse
Albuquerque, New Mexico:
The mural Justice Tempered with Mercy
by Emil Bisttram, which either
is on the first floor or "adorns the wall outside the District Courtroom
on the sixth floor". Two smaller works are seen on either side over
the doors: Cooperation
- First floor WPA mural at
entrance, at the U.S. Courthouse, Albuquerque, New Mexico, US Library
of Congress website, accessed 12 July 2019. Rights Advisory: No known
restrictions on publication.
Building and United States Courthouse (Albuquerque, New Mexico),
Wikipedia, accessed 12 July 2019.
- Emil Bisttram,
Wikipedia, accessed 12 July 2019. "Emil Bisttram was born in Hungary, near
the Romanian border, in 1895. When he was 11 years old, he immigrated with
his family to New York City, where they settled in the Lower East Side ...
In 1931 he won a Guggenheim Fellowship to study mural painting. The
fellowship enabled Bisttram to travel to Mexico where he studied mural
painting with the world famous muralist Diego Rivera."
- Emil Bisttram website,
accessed 12 July 2019: "He participated in government mural programs, and
served as supervisor for Northern New Mexico for the Treasury Relief Art
Email Bisttram, Living New Deal website, accessed 12 July 2019.