H. Lyman Sayen papers, 1895-1973

Sayen, H. Lyman (Henry Lyman), b. 1875 d. 1918
Painter, Muralist, Sculptor, Illustrator
Active in Pa.,

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Letters to Sayen; exhibition catalogs; printed material; annotated scrapbooks complied by Sayen's daughter, Ann, containing letters, photographs, clippings and material about Sayen's scientific achievements and his lunettes for the U.S. Capitol completed in 1905; a typescript of a talk, "The United States and Modern Art," given by Sayen at the Philadelphia Sketch Club; typescript of an unpublished autobiography, "Blossoms of Liberty," by Jeannette Hope Sayen, Sayen's wife; a diary kept by Harvey Thomas Sayen, Sayen's brother; and photographs of Sayen's paintings, pottery, and commercial illustrations.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, mural painter, illustrator; Philadelphia, Pa.

Transfer from the National Museum of American Art, 1986.

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