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Martin Baer papers, 1924-1963

Baer, Martin, 1895-1961



Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet, (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.


Donated 1978 by Nata Piaskowski, widow of Martin Baer.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm 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.