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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.
Meyer Matzkin papers, 1919-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 833 & 865 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Self-taught mural and portrait painter and sculptor, Boston, Mass. Born in Russia.
Donated by Lillian Matzkin Zimbler, Matzkin's daughter.
Lives of American Artists
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