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Martin Baer papers, 1924-1963

Martin Baer papers, 1924-1963

Baer, Martin, 1895-1961

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear ft. (61 items).

Summary: Biographical information, four letters to his family, essays about his art, price lists, exhibition catalogues and announcements, clippings, and press releases. In addition, there are manuscripts of speeches, essays, and literary works by both Martin Baer and his brother George, including writings about their experiences in North Africa, 1924-1928.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and writer (west coast). Went to North Africa with his brother, George Baer. Married Nata Piaskowski.

Provenance

Donated 1978 by Nata Piaskowski, widow of Martin Baer.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 1715 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

Martin Baer papers, 1924-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.