Oral history interview with Constance Lebrun Crown and David Lebrun
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.crown74
Creators:
Crown, Constance Lebrun
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Lebrun, David
Dates:
1974 November 23
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
37 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Constance Lebrun Crown and David Lebrun conducted 1974 November 23, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Crown speaks of meeting Rico Lebrun, becoming his student and marrying him; living in Mexico, Los Angeles, and New Haven; and traveling to Italy. Both speak of Lebrun's perfectionism, his work methods, and daily habits; subject matter that inspired him; his mural paintings; and images of suffering in Lebrun's work. They recall Howard Warshaw and Leonard Baskin.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Constance Lebrun Crown was the wife of the artist Rico Lebrun. David Lebrun is their son.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3197 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Sponsor
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 32 min.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Keywords
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Baskin, Leonard, 1922-2000 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lebrun, Rico, 1900-1964 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Warshaw, Howard Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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