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Henry Lion papers, 1931-1963

Lion, Henry, 1900-1966



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.


Lent for microfilming 1964 by Henry Lion.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Henry Lion after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel LA 1 available at Archives of American Art offices through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

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

How to Cite This Collection

Henry Lion papers, 1931-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.