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Mahonri Young sketchbook, 1930-1937

Young, Mahonri Mackintosh, 1877-1957

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 1 Volume, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Sketchbook created for Isabelle Manship, wife of sculptor Paul Manship, with an inscription dated March 16, 1930, containing sketches of animals, birds, Indians, nudes, construction workers, peasants, and other subjects, including a sketch of a Pekinese, dated February 7, 1937, which was assumed to have been added by Young during a visit to Manship.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, sculptor, writer, instructor; New York, N.Y.; Ridgefield, Conn.


Lent for microfilming 1993 by Isabel Natti, granddaughter of Isabelle Manship.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4599 available at Archives of American Art offices and 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

Mahonri Young sketchbook, 1930-1937. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.