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Francis Chapin art works, [undated]

Chapin, Francis, 1899-1965

Lithographer, Painter


Collection Information

Size: 0.3 Linear feet

Summary: Two sketchbooks, 3 pen and ink drawings, 6 lithographs, and a panel painted on both sides. The painting of the nude is by Chapin and the image on the reverse side is by an unknown artist.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, lithographer, teacher; Chicago, Ill. Attended School of the Art Institute of Chicago between 1922 and 1928, with training in lithography by Bolton Brown and color study with Ramon Shiva. Taught at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1929-1945), Grant Wood's School (1932), and was director of the Art Institute of Chicago Summer School at Sagatuck (1932-1940).


Donated 1987 by Ben-Ami Dresdner, a student of Chapin between 1942 and 1949.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Francis Chapin art works, [undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.