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Meyer Matzkin papers, 1919-1971

Meyer Matzkin papers, 1919-1971

Matzkin, Meyer, 1880-1976

Sculptor, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear ft. (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.

Provenance

Donated by Lillian Matzkin Zimbler, Matzkin's daughter.

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

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