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Julius Samuel Held papers relating to Saul Baizerman and Leonard Baskin, 1947-1976

Held, Julius Samuel, 1905-

Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet, (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: 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 Note

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


Held wrote an catalog introduction on Baizerman for a 1953 exhibition at Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minn.

Related Materials

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

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm roll 2535 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on 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.

How to Cite This Collection

Julius Samuel Held papers relating to Saul Baizerman and Leonard Baskin, 1947-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.