Archives of American Art

Julius Samuel Held papers relating to Saul Baizerman and Leonard Baskin

Collection ID:
Held, Julius Samuel, 1905-
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
(on 1 microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence with Leonard Baskin, Saul Baizerman and J. Paul Getty; biographical information; photographs of the artists and their work; printed matter; and a sketch of Baizerman by Held. Also included are writings and photographs by Held about a Florentine painting.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian, educator, Bennington, Vt. Eminent scholar of Rubens. Worked as an advisor to art collectors, including J. Paul Getty.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm roll 2535 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Held wrote an catalog introduction on Baizerman for a 1953 exhibition at Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minn.

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.

Related Materials
Julius S. Held papers, ca. 1918-1999, are located at The Getty Research Institution Special Collections.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art historians Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baskin, Leonard, 1922-2000 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baizerman, Saul, 1889-1957 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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