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Meyer Matzkin papers, 1919-1971

Creator:
Matzkin, Meyer, 1880-1976
Subject:
Cushing, Richard
Linton, Mel
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (on 2 partial microfilm reels).
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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.
Citation:
Meyer Matzkin papers, 1919-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 833 & 865 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Self-taught mural and portrait painter and sculptor, Boston, Mass. Born in Russia.
Provenance:
Donated by Lillian Matzkin Zimbler, Matzkin's daughter.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Muralists
Portrait painters
Sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8056
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210227
AAA_collcode_matzmeye
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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