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Frank Mason papers, 1964-1974

Mason, Frank Herbert, 1921-

Art teacher, Painter


Collection Information

Size: 10 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3134 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Frank Mason papers, 1964-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.