Ezra Winter (March 10, 1886 - 1949, the Hemingway method): Mural from the Birmingham Public Library - Fairy Godmother and Rapunzel, year unknown
Winter was born in Traverse City, Michigan, trained at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts in 1908, and the American Academy in Rome in 1914. Winter became extremely successful and commanded high prices for his work. In 1924 he taught at the Grand Central School of Art.
Winter killed himself with a double-barreled shotgun near his Connecticut studio at the age of 63.
His work includes:
Fountain of Youth mural at the Radio City Music Hall in Rockefeller Center
The George Rogers Clark National Historical Park in Vincennes, Indiana
A spectacular six-story banking hall mural for the Guardian Building, and work for the Buhl Building, both in Detroit and both for architect Wirt C. Rowland
Canterbury Tales Mural, Library of Congress John Adams Building, Washington, D.C.