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Henry Lion papers, 1931-1963

Henry Lion papers, 1931-1963

Lion, Henry, 1900-1966

Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 75 items (on partial microfilm reel)

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.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1964 by Henry Lion.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Henry Lion after microfilming.

Microfilm reel LA 1 available at Archives of American Art offices through interlibrary loan.

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.