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John Thomas Biggers art works, 1940-1967

Biggers, John Thomas, 1924-2001
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1 microfilm reel.
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Sketches, drawings, and 5 prints, undated and 1940-1967, including studies for the murals DYING SOLDIER, PREACHER MURAL, WEB OF LIFE, and others; and a family portrait, 1948.
John Thomas Biggers art works, 1940-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3027 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Dr. John Biggers after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Painter, mural painter and educator; Houston, Tex. Founded the art department at Texas Southern Univ., in 1949 and served as director until 1983. Wrote "Ananse: the Web of Life in Africa." Died Jan. 25, 2001, at age 76.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Lent for microfilming 1981 by Dr. John Thomas Biggers.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
African American painters
Mural painting and decoration
Works of art
Record number:
African American
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
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Archives of American Art

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