The painter, muralist, and sculptor Eugene Francis Savage produced many prominent works, including murals for the New York State Court of Appeals dome, the Indiana State House, Columbia and Yale Universities, and the Post Office building in Federal Triangle. Savage also sculpted the Bailey Memorial Fountain in the Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, New York. Savage studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and was a fellow in visual arts at the American Academy in Rome in 1915. He later earned a bachelor’s degree (1924) and master’s degree in fine arts (1927) from Yale University, where he also taught during the 1920s. He was a member of the National Academy of Design, the National Institute of Arts and Letters, and an honorary member of the American Institute of Architects; he served as a trustee of the American Academy in Rome. Savage was awarded many honors during his career, including the Prix de Rome in 1912, the Clarke Prize of the National Academy of Design in 1923, and the 1921 Architectural League Medal of Honor.