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Stephan Lion papers, 1933-1996

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as two series.

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Series 1: Correspondence , 1933-1995
0.6 Linear feet
Boxes 1-2

Correspondence is primarily with artists including Will Barnet, Alexander Calder, Sandro Chia, Salvadore Dali, Theo Hios, R.B. Kitaj, Rene Magritte, Marisol, Andre Masson, Piet Mondrian, Georgia O'Keeffe, Richard Pousette-Dart, Walter Pach, Abraham Rattner, and Hilla Rebay. Also included are some financial material such as invoices and contracts related to his career as an art consultant. Some of the correspondence is in both French and German.
Description Container Select
Correspondence, undated
1
1
Correspondence, 1933, 1939
1
2
Correspondence, 1940-1949
1
3-5
Correspondence, 1950-1959
1
6-7
Correspondence, 1960-1967
1
8
Correspondence, 1968
1
9
Correspondence, 1969-1973
1
10
Correspondence, 1974-1977
1
11-14
Correspondence, 1978-1979
1
15-16
Correspondence, 1980-1989
1
17
Correspondence, 1980-1989
2
1-3
Correspondence, 1990-1995
2
4
Postcards, 1940-1983
2
5

Series 2: Professional Activity Files , 1940-1996
0.2 Linear feet
Box 2

Professional material includes an award in recognition of his work on the commission for the Statue of Liberty centennial, exhibition catalogs, sketches, exhibition contracts, and "A Love for Art" VHS on Lion's life and his works.
Description Container Select
"A Love for Art", 1996 June
1 Videocassettes (VHS)
2
6
Award, undated
2
7
Contracts, 1945-1946
2
8
Exhibition Catalogs, 1940-1983
2
9
Metropolitan Opera Fine Arts Project, 1977, 1981
2
10
Sketches, undated
2
11
Miscellaneous, 1978-1992
2
12

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.