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Henry Lion

 (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"

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