Henry Lion papers, 1931-1963

Lion, Henry, b. 1900 d. 1966
Active in Los Angeles, Calif.

Collection size: 75 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Clippings from newspapers and magazines about Lion; photographs of his work and of him; other miscellaneous material about Lion's work; and a biographical sketch about Lion written by Sanford Van-Ost.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor. Born in Fresno, California. Studied at the Otis Art Institute and with Stanton Macdonald-Wright. Most of his works were executed in bronze. Lion wrote the book SCULPTURE FOR BEGINNERS, and worked on the WPA art project.

Lent for microfilming 1964 by Henry Lion.

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