Henry Alexander : San Francisco's first native-born artist : typescript, by Lois K. Gordon, 1978 /

Gordon, Lois K., b. 1931
Active in San Francisco, Calif.

Collection size: 1 item (36 p.) (on partial microfilm reel).

Biographical/Historical Note: Lois K. Gordon was art history student at Lone Mountain College at the time she wrote the Henry Alexander paper. Henry Alexander was a genre painter who worked in San Francisco and in New York City, after 1887. According to obituaries, he committed suicide there on May 15, 1894. The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 destroyed most of his records and paintings.

Donated 1982 by Lois K. Gordon.

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