Francis Chapin art works

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.chapfraw
Creators:
Chapin, Francis, 1899-1965
Dates:
[undated]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.3 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two sketchbooks, 3 pen and ink drawings, 6 lithographs, and a panel painted on both sides. The painting of the nude is by Chapin and the image on the reverse side is by an unknown artist.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, lithographer, teacher; Chicago, Ill. Attended School of the Art Institute of Chicago between 1922 and 1928, with training in lithography by Bolton Brown and color study with Ramon Shiva. Taught at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1929-1945), Grant Wood's School (1932), and was director of the Art Institute of Chicago Summer School at Sagatuck (1932-1940).

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1987 by Ben-Ami Dresdner, a student of Chapin between 1942 and 1949.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
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Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- Illinois -- Chicago Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Chicago -- Illinois Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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