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John Thomas Biggers art works, 1940-1967

Creator:
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.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
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.
Loan:
Loan
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.
Provenance:
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Lent for microfilming 1981 by Dr. John Thomas Biggers.
Theme:
African American
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
African American painters
Mural painting and decoration
Muralists
Painters
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6813
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208940
AAA_collcode_biggjohn
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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