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Baskin, Leonard, 1922-2000



  • Existence: 1922-08-15 - 2000-06-03


Leonard Baskin (1922-2000), American artist, educator, and founder of the Gehenna Press

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Leonard Baskin papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 1229
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of business correspondence, personal correspondence, photographs, drawings, woodcut prints, artists' books, writings, clippings, page proofs, exhibition materials, printed materials, and other papers documenting the life and work of Leonard Baskin and the operations of the Gehenna Press. Among the works documented in the collection is The Defense of Gracchus Babeuf before the High Court of Vendôme, by Gracchus Babeuf, translated by...
Dates: 1838-1998, bulk 1941-1998

Bookplate of Julius S. Held, undated

 Item — 1: [Barcode: 39002091293317], Folder: 1
Call Number: BKP 122

Louis Ginsberg Collection of Jewish Bookplates

Call Number: BKP 39

This collection was put together by Louis Ginsberg from the 1940s to 1983. The over 700 plates include examples of individual patrons as well as institutional and commercial patrons. There is also a section of bookplates by artist Leonard Baskin and Ismael Smith.

Dates: 1895-1969

Metamorphosis : amateur drawings and paintings that replicate the publication by Benjamin Sands

Call Number: GEN MSS 566
Abstract: Four discrete groups of drawings and paintings by amateur artists, probably created in North America, circa 1790-1820, that pay homage to the illustrations and text of "Metamorphosis, or A transformation of pictures, with poetical explanations: for the amusement of young persons," by Benjamin Sands, first published in North America in 1789. The groups of drawings and paintings are attributed to Esther Carpenter and Henry Perkins, as well as an unidentified artist. The groups replicate the...
Dates: circa 1790-1820

Selden Rodman papers

Call Number: MS 871

The papers consist of published and unpublished writings, correspondence with a small number of acclaimed writers and artists, and handwritten journals kept between 1938 and 2000 that document the career and personal life of Selden Rodman.

Dates: 1935-2000

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