The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Clippings from newspapers and magazines about Lion; photographs of his work and of him; other miscellaneous material about Lion's work; and a biographical sketch about Lion written by Sanford Van-Ost.
Henry Lion papers, 1931-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel LA 1 available at Archives of American Art offices through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Henry Lion after microfilming.
Sculptor. Born in Fresno, California. Studied at the Otis Art Institute and with Stanton Macdonald-Wright. Most of his works were executed in bronze. Lion wrote the book SCULPTURE FOR BEGINNERS, and worked on the WPA art project.
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Henry Lion.
Lives of American Artists
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