Frank Mason papers

Collection ID:
Mason, Frank Herbert, 1921-
Physical Description:
10 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An autobiographical statement; a list of publications, exhibitions and awards; an editorial, "Conserving the Old Masters," October 1972; and magazine articles about Mason.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, mural painter and art educator, New York, N.Y. Born in Cleveland, Ohio. Dean of Art Students League in New York. Received Cross of Malta for murals of the life of St. Anthony of Padua in Venice, Italy, the first person to be awarded this honor in 400 years and the first American to receive this honor. Mason painted in the style of the Old Masters.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3134 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1979 by Frank Mason.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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.

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Repository Contact
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