Collection ID:
Lion, Henry, 1900-1966
Physical Description:
75 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
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.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
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.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel LA 1 available at Archives of American Art offices through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to Henry Lion after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Henry Lion.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, American -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Van-Ost, Sanford Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001