(1900 - 1966)
Henry Lion was active/lived in California. Henry Lion is known for sculptor-western genre, history.
Biography Henry Lion
A sculptor born in Fresno, California, Henry Lion was a resident of Los Angeles who completed many public commissions for modernist and traditional bronze and stone works. A copy of one of his historical pieces, "Lewis, Clark, and Sacajawea", is at the Gilcrease Institute in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It is modeled after a sketch by Charles Russell.
Lion studied at Otis Art Institute and with Stanton MacDonald-Wright, and for many years taught sculpture at the Hollywood Art Center.
He authored a book, "Sculpture For Beginners".
Associations included the California Art Club and the Painters and Sculptors of Los Angeles.
Edan Hughes, "Artists in California"
Patricia Broder, "Bronzes of the American West"