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Meyer Matzkin papers, 1919-1971

Matzkin, Meyer, 1880-1976

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: A 2-page biographical sketch of Matzkin, 25 photographs of his paintings, ca. 1919-1968, 7 photographs of Matzkin, 2 clippings, and xerox copies of 2 letters. One of the letters, November 20, l965, is from Richard (Cardinal) Cushing thanking him for a reproduction of "Moses at Mt. Sinai," and the other is letter of appreciation, July 24, l956, from a client, Mel Linton.

Biographical/Historical Note

Self-taught mural and portrait painter and sculptor, Boston, Mass. Born in Russia.


Donated by Lillian Matzkin Zimbler, Matzkin's daughter.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 833 & 865 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Meyer Matzkin papers, 1919-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.