Prints and Drawings
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Artist: Leonard Baskin, American, 1922–2000

Study for Bookplate for Julius S. Held

ca. late 1950s

Black chalk, pen and black ink, and black wash surrounded by 25 individually collaged letters on paper mounted on backing sheet

sheet (diam.): 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.) support (diam.): 10.4 cm (4 1/8 in.)
Gift of John Walsh, B.A. 1961
2010.130.2
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Christie's auction 30 January 2009, "The Scholar's Eye: Property from the Julius Held Collection", lot 368

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

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