Frank Mason papers, 1964-1974

Mason, Frank Herbert, b. 1921
Painter, Art teacher
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 10 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: An autobiographical statement; a list of publications, exhibitions and awards; an editorial, "Conserving the Old Masters," October 1972; and magazine articles about Mason.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, mural painter and art educator, New York, N.Y. Born in Cleveland, Ohio. Dean of Art Students League in New York. Received Cross of Malta for murals of the life of St. Anthony of Padua in Venice, Italy, the first person to be awarded this honor in 400 years and the first American to receive this honor. Mason painted in the style of the Old Masters.

Donated 1979 by Frank Mason.

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