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Irving G. Lehman papers, 1942-1980

Lehman, Irving G. (Irving George), 1900-1983

Painter, Designer, Engraver, Sculptor, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 2 Linear feet, (906 items)

Summary: Biographical information; exhibition catalogs, announcements and clippings; business receipts and letters; 142 photographs and 15 slides of Lehman and his works from 1920-1970's; 5 sketchbooks; 1 album cover; 3 scrapbooks; 57 small sketches, watercolors, and prints; and a list of purchasers.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, designer, engraver, teacher, sculptor; born in Russia. Studied at City University Art School, New York, and National Academy of Design. Taught at Vanderpoel College and was a WPA artist.


Donated 1980 by Irving G. Lehman.

Related Materials

Irving G. Lehman papers also at Syracuse University.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Irving G. Lehman papers, 1942-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.