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Mallette Dean Papers

Identifier: CLRC-341

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Collection contains 1 wood engraving.


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Biographical Sketch Mallette Dean is primarily known as Harold Mallette Dean. Born in 1907 in Spokane, Washington. He lived there, working as a banker, until 1927 when he moved to San Francisco and enrolled for four years in the California School of Fine Art. He received the Anne Bremer Scholarship and was much influenced by teacher Ray Boynton.During the Depression, he was active in the Federal Public Art Project and was one of the 26 artists commissioned to paint murals at Coit Tower. From 1935, he was a book illustrator, working in wood and linoleum engravings, for Grabhorn Press for 15 years. Then he taught printmaking at the California School of Fine Arts and later at Marin Junior College, north of San Francisco, where he had a home in San Rafael. He died in San Rafael, California on January 6, 1975.

Biography source: January 4th, 2008


1 box


Collection contains 1 wood engraving.

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Miscellaneous original art, undated

Physical Location

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Accession Information:

Gift of: Dean, Mallette
Mallette Dean Papers
Jim Eyer and Diep Truong
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Description is in English

Collecting Area Details

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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library