Size: Transcript: 37 pages
Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 32 min.
Summary: An interview of Constance Lebrun Crown and David Lebrun conducted 1974 November 23, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.
Crown speaks of meeting Rico Lebrun, becoming his student and marrying him; living in Mexico, Los Angeles, and New Haven; and traveling to Italy. Both speak of Lebrun's perfectionism, his work methods, and daily habits; subject matter that inspired him; his mural paintings; and images of suffering in Lebrun's work. They recall Howard Warshaw and Leonard Baskin.