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INVENTORY OF THE JULIUS S. HELD PAPERS, ca. 1921-1999
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Series I.  Correspondence, 1925-1999

Physical Description: 27 boxes 11.34 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

Series I contains correspondence relating to the major areas of Held's professional activities, those of teacher, author, and art expert. The correspondence is particularly valuable for Held's frank assessments of art objects. Not included are letters of private nature, such as letters to his wife and family, or letters linked to his role as collector of works of art.
Arranged in 8 subseries. Each subseries is arranged alphabetically by correspondent. Letters from Held are usually carbon copies or drafts; many are written on discarded proofs for essays and publications.
 

Series I.A.  Scholars and artists, 1925-1999

Physical Description: 8 boxes 3.36 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

This subseries constitutes the largest portion of the correspondence series and consists predominantly of letters to Held. Numerous letters include annotations related to scholarly issues; others are marked by Held only with the date of his reply. Occasionally included are offprints, press clippings, handwritten notes, study photographs, and personal family photographs sent to Held by his correspondents.
The letters reveal a vivid exchange of scholarly opinions concerning attribution and interpretation of artwork by numerous European artists from the 16th to the 18th century, principally Peter Paul Rubens, Anthony van Dyck, Jacob Jordaens, and Rembrandt. Discussions and references to Held's books and essays shed light on the reception of his research and the impact of his methodology on other scholars. Publications by other scholars are frequently discussed. Held's opinion and advice is often sought by younger colleagues, particularly during their dissertation work.
Many of Held's correspondents are experts in Dutch and Flemish art. These include Svetlana Alpers, Kurt Bauch, Kristin Belin Lohse, Jan Bialostocki, Karel G. Boon, Ludwig Burchard, Klaus Demus, David Freedberg, Jan de Gelder, Horst Gerson, Creighton Gilbert, Gustav Glück, Amy Golahny, Jan Albert Goris, Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Erich Hubala, Frances Huemer, Roger Adolf d'Hulst, Wolfgang Jaeger, Michael Jaffé, Madlyn Millner Kahr, Walter A. Liedtke, Anne-Marie S. Logan, Anne W. Lowenthal, John Rupert Martin, Elizabeth McGrath, Marjon van den Meulen, Erwin Panofsky, David Rosand, Meyer Schapiro, Gary Schwartz, Charles Scribner, Seymour Slive , Eric Jan Sluijter, Wolfgang Stechow, Leo Steinberg, J. Douglas Stewart, Werner Sumowski, Horst Vey, John Walsh, Gregor J. M. Weber, Robert Erich Wolf, and Jeremy Wood.
Other prominent scholars represented here are Herbert von Einem, Philipp P. Fehl, Paul Frankl, Max J. Friedländer, Peter Gay, Heinrich Geissler, Ernst Hans Gombrich, Ann Sutherland Harris, Hans Jantzen, Paul Oskar Kristeller, Frits Lugt, Ruth Mellinkoff, Hans Mielke, Justus Müller Hofstede, Christopher Norris, Frits Noske, Konrad Oberhuber, Pierre Rosenberg, Werner Schade, Otto Skutsch, Hans and Erica Tietze, Karen Wilkin, Matthias Winner, and Rudolf Wittkower.
Also included is correspondence with visual and performing artists and literary authors, including Laurie Anderson, Katherine Anne Porter, Rudolf Serkin, Silvia Tennenbaum, Twyla Tharp, and Stanley S. Wulc. Notable are the ca. 100 letters to Held from the American writer Rosalie Littell Colie.
Box 1

Early correspondence - Ludwig and Otto Burchard

Box 1, Folder 1

Early correspondence, 1925-1942

Scope and Content Note

7 items. Letters to Held from Friedrich Antal, Hans Kauffmann, Max Lehrs, Leo vam Puyvelde, Otto Schmitt at Deutscher Verein für Kunstwissenschaft, and Friedrich Winkler.
Box 1, Folder 2

Alpers, Svetlana, 1968-1996

Scope and Content Note

23 items (43 leaves): 13 letters to Held and 7 letters from Held, many extensively annotated; and printed matter. Both scholars discuss their various research projects, lectures and publications, particularly Held's interpretation of references to Ovid by Rubens. Included is a typescript of a lecture Alpers gave at CAA in 1996, substantially annotated by Held; and reviews of Alpers's book The making of Rubens . With a mention of Catherine Lusheck.
Box 1, Folder 3

Ames, Winslow, 1970-1987

Scope and Content Note

14 letters (on 23 leaves) to Held. The letters concern Ames's activities as an art consultant and collector of drawings. Ames writes extensively about his articles on drawings by Sébastien Le Clerc and Antoine Coypel, his autobiography, and his teaching at the Columbia University in the early 1920s. He also writes about art patronage of Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria. Several letters concern personal family matters.
Box 1, Folder 4

Anderson, Laurie, 1969-1995

Scope and Content Note

18 items (on 29 leaves): 5 letters from Anderson to Held, and 1 letter from Held to Anderson. Included are 2 letters to Held from Joan Breton Connelly at Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY and from Ellen V. Futter at the Barnard College concerning Anderson. Also present are printed matter and press clippings, and forms regarding Anderson at Barnard College.
Box 1, Folder 5

Andersson, Christiane, 1977-1996

Scope and Content Note

10 items (on 21 leaves): 8 letters to Held, a curriculum vitae, and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning mainly Andersson's interpretation of drawings by Urs Graf for her dissertation Dirnen, Krieger, Narren .
Box 1, Folder 6

Andrews, Keith, 1977-1985 undated

Scope and Content Note

12 items: 7 letters to Held, 3 letters from Held to Andrews, and 3 undated ms. notes. Both scholars discuss questions of attribution and iconography in drawings by Rubens and Jordaens. Andrews mentions his plan to catalog German drawings in the collection of the National Gallery of Scotland. [See also items filed in Box 62, F. 15.]
Box 1, Folder 7

Arbitman [Hellerstedt], Kahren, 1980-1996

Scope and Content Note

ca. 27 items (on 75 leaves): 19 letters to Held and 5 letters from Held to Arbitman, and printed matter. Arbitman writes about her scholarly research and curatorial work, lecturing activities and participation in conferences. She often mentions other scholars, including John Williams, Carol Purtle, Sharon L. Hirsch, Amy Golahny, John Walsh, and the organization Historians of Netherlandish Art. She describes her visit to the collector of drawings Frederick Herman in Norfolk, VA. Held reviews Arbitman's dissertation Hurdy-gurdies from Hieronymus Bosch to Rembrandt . Included is an unpublished copy of Walter Gibson's keynote address presented in 1985 at the International Research Conference in Pittsburg. Several letters by Held and Arbitman concern Held's translation of a medieval Latin manuscript. Enclosed is a color photograph of the original.
Box 1, Folder 8

Barnouw, Adriaan Jacob, 1965

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Barnouw comments on Held's book Rembrandt and the Book of Tobit .
Box 1, Folder 9

Barron, Stephanie, 1971 1995-1997

Scope and Content Note

5 items: 4 letters to Held, including two from 1971 when Barron was a senior art history major at the Barnard College, and 1 letter from Held. Held comments on Barron's essay in the catalog of the exhibition Exiles + emigrés (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1997), and provides some details concerning his collection of prints by Max Beckmann and Werner Drewes.
Box 1, Folder 10

Bauch, Kurt, 1962-1965

Scope and Content Note

11 items: 9 letters to Held and 2 letters from Held. The letters concern mainly reproductions of Rembrandt's paintings and drawings located in American collections for Bauch's upcoming book Rembrandt, Gemälde . Both scholars discuss attribution questions related to Rembrandt. Also mentioned are the artists Peter Lastman, Gerrit Pietersz, Gerrit Claesz Bleker and Ferdinand Bol. Held comments on Bauch's book on Rembrandt's painting Die Nachtwache. Bauch's letters are annotated by Held.
Box 1, Folder 11

Baudouin, Frans, 1964-1998

Scope and Content Note

22 items (on 27 leaves): 16 letters to Held, 4 letters from Held, and printed matter. Also included is a letter from Baudouin to Dr. G. Nordbäck in Stockholm. Both scholars discuss attribution questions related to Rubens and other Flemish artists. Several letters concern Frans Claes's interpretation of Joannes Goropius Becanus's Origines Antverpianae [1569]. Baudouin's letters are annotated by Held.
Box 1, Folder 12

Baumstark, Reinhold, 1977-1996 undated

Scope and Content Note

16 items (on 25 leaves): 9 letters from Baumstark to Held, 5 letters from Held, 2 postcards and 1 illustration. The letters concern various artwork in the collection of the Sammlungen des Regierenden Fürsten von Liechtenstein, mainly attribution questions related to Rubens, Jan van den Hoecke, and other artists. Baumstark's letters are annotated by Held. Also included is correspondence between Held and Lorin A. Uffenbeck concerning the attribution of a painting to Rubens.
Box 1, Folder 13

Bautier, Pierre, 1951-1953

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held concerning several attribution questions raised by Held. Annotated by Held.
Box 1, Folder 14

Beguin, Sylvie, 1965-1976

Scope and Content Note

24 items (on 31 leaves): 6 letters from Beguin at the Musée du Louvre, to Held and 2 letters from Held mainly concerning an exchange of photo reproductions. A significant portion comprises correspondence with the lawyer Edwin J. Harragan in New York regarding the permission to reproduce artwork by Rubens in an advertising brochure for Cadillac. Included are Harragan's letters to Beguin, Michael Rainbird and Held, and letters from Held to Harragan and Hans Ludwig C. Jaffé.
Box 1, Folder 15

Belkin, Kristin Lohse, 1982-1997

Scope and Content Note

ca. 30 items (60 leaves): 22 letters to Held, 2 letters from Held, copies of Belkin's research proposal, draft of her paper "Rubens and the Dance of death", and her curriculum vitae. Belkin's letters are rich in detail related to her research for Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard , and other publications. Included are Held's notes for his review of Belkin's Costume book.
Box 1, Folder 16

Berend-Corinth, Charlotte, 1952 1960

Scope and Content Note

2 items: a letter and a postcard to Held from the wife of Lovis Corinth.
Box 1, Folder 17

Behrman, Cynthia Fansler, 1995

Scope and Content Note

11 items: 10 letters from Berhrman to Held, and 1 letter from Held, concerning the sale of a drawing in the collection of the jazz musician Bobby Capers. Several of Behrman's letters are annotated by Held.
Box 1, Folder 18

Benesch, Otto, 1951, 1953

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held. With a mention of Roger Adolf d'Hulst, Iván Fenyo, and Franz Martin Haberditzl.
Box 1, Folder 19

Bevers, Holm, 1999

Scope and Content Note

2 litems: 1 letter to Held, and reply from Held. Bevers mentions a sketchbook attributed to Herri met de Bles. He also mentions Held's correspondence with Max J. Friedländer in the collection of Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz, and the late art historian Hans Mielke.
Box 1, Folder 20

Bevington, David, 1995

Scope and Content Note

2 item (on 3 leaves): 1 letter to Held, and reply from Held. The letters concern drawings by Held, including a portrait of Alger Hiss.
Box 1, Folder 21

Bialostocki, Jan, 1963-1987

Scope and Content Note

19 items: 16 letters to Held, 2 letters from Held, and 1 study photograph. Bialostocki's letters are rich in detail concerning his scholarly research, travel and contacts with other art historians. He writes freqently about his work on Rembrand's painting Polish rider. Both scholars exchange their opinion about a drawing of Mercury and Argus by Rubens.
Box 1, Folder 22

Bober, Phyllis Pray, 1993-1994, undated

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 2 letters from Bober to Held and 1 letter from Held. Bober mentions her work on Art, culture, and cuisine .
Box 1, Folder 23

Boggs, Jean Sutherland, 1966-1969

Scope and Content Note

8 letters to Held, including 1 by Boggs' assistant Richard K. Graburn. Correspondence concerning lectures given by Held on the occasion of a Jacob Jordaens exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa.
Box 1, Folder 24

Bolten, J., 1967-1968

Scope and Content Note

7 items: 6 letters to Held, and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning a drawing by Abraham Bloemaert in Held's collection, and Bolten's research on Bloemaert. Bolten's letters are annotated by Held.
Box 1, Folder 25

Boon, Karel G., 1949-1992

Scope and Content Note

33 items (on 36 leaves): 22 letters to Held, 1 letter to Frank Robinson, and 9 letters from Held. The scholars consult each other's opinion concerning their research projects on Rubens and Rembrandt, and frequently discuss attribution questions concerning artwork by other Dutch and Flemish artists. Also discussed is a portrait of Charles V in the context of Erhard Göpel's involvement with Hitler's museum in Linz and the looting of art during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.
Box 1, Folder 26

Brown, Christopher, 1978-1997, undated

Scope and Content Note

43 items (on 55 leaves): 23 letters to Held, 13 letters from Held, and annotated printed matter. Correspondence concerning Brown's and Held's scholarly work and research by other art historians. Discussed are questions of attribution and provenance, mainly of artwork by Rubens and Daniel van den Dyck. Brown relates details concerning auction sales of Rubens's paintings. Also present is business correspondence with the firm Art Life Ltd. in Tokyo and New York concerning Held's essay for the catalog of an Rembrandt exhibition held in Japan during the winter of 1986/1987. Included is a letter to Held from Laura C. Luckey at the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vt. concerning a portrait painting by Rembrandt. Several of Brown's letters are annotated by Held.
Box 1, Folder 27

Burchard, Ludwig and Burchard, Otto, 1933-1951

Scope and Content Note

9 items (on 15 leaves): 7 letters to Held, including 1 from Ludwig's brother Otto Burchard, and 2 letters from Held to Ludwig Burchard. The scholars relate details concerning their research of Rubens, especially questions concerning attribution and provenance. Burchard reviews extensively Held's essay for the catalog of a Rubens exhibition held at Schaeffer & Brandt in New York in 1942.
Box 2

Carlotta Cattaneo-Adorno - Gustav Glück

Box 2, Folder 1

Cattaneo-Adorno, Carlotta, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held concerning Cattaneo-Adorno's forthcoming publication.
Box 2, Folder 2-4

Colie, Rosalie Littell, 1957-1982, undated

Scope and Content Note

Ca. 120 items (ca. 140 leaves): letters to Held and his family, and ca. 10 letters from Held. Colie's letters are rich in detail concerning her professional and personal life, especially during the time she taught at Barnard College, at Wesleyan University, and the University of Toronto. Several of her letters are annotated by Held. Also present are letters to Held from Colie's mother, Frederic R. Colie, Held's daughter Anna, Curt A. Zimansky at the University of Iowa, and Estelle Cohen at the Portsmouth Polytechnic in Southsea, Australia. Also present is a letter from Held to Millicent McIntosh at the Barnard College, his correspondence with Harry Woolf at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, Rosalie Colie's vita, printed matter, and an undated letter to Held from the Mills College concerning a collection of letters by Rosalie Colie.
Box 2, Folder 5

Comini, Alessandra, 1979-1997, undated

Scope and Content Note

46 items (on 50 leaves): 18 letters and 2 postcards to Held, 10 letters from Held, 8 color photographs (personal), Comini's vita, and printed matter. Comini relates details concerning her professional life, lectures, travel, and scholarly work. Held reviews Comini's articles and comments on her publications. Several letters address Held's personal experience as a Jew in Mosbach in pre-war Germany. Also included is correspondence between Comini, Held and Christopher Fulton at the Meadows School of the Arts in Dallas, TX concerning a self-portrait drawing by Albrecht Dürer. Comini mentions artwork by Kokoschka and Man Ray in the collection of Henri-Louis de la Grange in Paris. [Color photographs are shelved in Box 159, F. 1.]
Box 2, Folder 6

Constable, William George, 1996

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held. Constable mentions the art collection of the Viscount Lee of Fareham at Chequers, and recommends to Held books by Anna Jameson and Francis Haskell.
Box 2, Folder 7

Coolidge, John, 1966-1967

Scope and Content Note

6 letters (on 12 leaves): 5 letters to Held, and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning location and provenance of Rubens's paintings and sketches executed for Maria de Medici. With a copy of Coolidge's chart of Rubens's artwork located in Saint Petersburg [Leningrad] and in Munich. Coolidge invites Held to join the Advisory Committee for the exhibition Classicists and the classics in the seventeenth century , forthcoming at the Fogg Art Museum. With George Hanfmann's text defining the main concept of the exhibition.
Box 2, Folder 8

Cunningham, Charles Crehore, 1966-1972

Scope and Content Note

10 letters (on 11 leaves): 8 letters to Held and 2 letters from Held. Correspondence concerning attribution and provenance of several artworks at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, CT. Some of Cunningham's letters are extensively annotated by Held.
Box 2, Folder 9

Delen, Adrien Jean Joseph, 1929-1946

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 2 letters and 1 postcard from Delen at the Museum Plantin-Moretus and the Koninklijk museum voor schoone kunsten in Antwerp, and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning a 15th century artist known as the Master of Frankfurt. Delen's letters are annnotated by Held. Delen also mentions Erhard Göpel in Leipzig.
Box 2, Folder 10

Demus, Klaus, 1984-1986

Scope and Content Note

5 items: 4 letters to Held, and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with Demus at the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Gemäldegalerie in Vienna concerning artwork by Anthony van Dyck, and the attribution to Rubens of a painting referred to as "kleiner Paulussturz". [See also Held's correspondence with Demus filed in Box 13, F. 24.]
Box 2, Folder 11

Deutsch Carroll, Margaret, 1982-1996, undated

Scope and Content Note

17 items: 5 letters to Held, 7 letters from Held, and Deutsch Carroll's vita, which includes a bibliography of her works. Correspondence concerning Deutsch Carroll's research on Rembrandt and Rubens. Held reviews extensively several of her publications, especially her interpretation of Rembrandt's Aristotle. Also present is a typescript (9 leaves) titled "Notes", dated Carroll 4/26/96, related to text on Rembrandt.
Box 2, Folder 12

Downes, Kerry, 1977

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Downes at the University of Reading, and 1 letter from Held. Scholarly exchange concerning Rubens's oil sketch Marriage of Henri IV in the Wallace Collection in London, the drawing Brigida Spinola Doria in the Morgan Library in New York, and oil sketches for the Whitehall Ceiling.
Box 2, Folder 13

Dulière, Gaston, 1980-1983

Scope and Content Note

8 items: correspondence between Dulière and Held, and between Dulière and Klaus Demus at the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Gemäldegalerie in Vienna, and a typescript annotated by Held. Dulière's letters relate details regarding attribution, location, provenance and sales of artwork by Rubens and Anthony van Dyck. Demus comments on Wolfgang Adler's work on Rubens's landscapes [in: Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard ].
Box 2, Folder 14

Egorova, K. S. (Kseniia Sergeevna), 1967-1977

Scope and Content Note

5 letters, including 1 from Held. Correspondence with the curator at the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow, mainly regarding an exchange of books and photographs of artwork by Rubens and other artists. Held mentions Armand Hammer in the context of a loan exhibition from Russian museums in the United States. Egorova's letters are annotated by Held.
Box 2, Folder 15

Einem, Herbert von, 1967-1968

Scope and Content Note

7 letters, including 3 from Held. Correspondence concerning photographs of artwork by Rubens. Von Einem invites Held to give a lecture at the Deutscher Kunsthistorikertag in Ulm. Held comments extensively on von Einem's essay on Rubens's painting Abschied des Adonis. One of von Einem's letters is annotated by Held.
Box 2, Folder 16

Eisler, Colin T, 1966-1968, undated

Scope and Content Note

4 letters to Held. Eisler seeks Held's opinion on several paintings attributed to Rubens, including artwork in the collection of Ludwig Burchard. One of Eisler's letters is annotated by Held.
Box 2, Folder 17

Elsen, Albert Edward, 1971-1989

Scope and Content Note

6 letters, including 2 from Held. Correspondence regarding Held's honorary membership at CAA. Elsen writes about his study on Rodin and his plan to write a book about the concept of "artists' freedom."
Box 2, Folder 18

Fehl, Philipp P., 1956-1992

Scope and Content Note

10 letters (on 12 leaves), including 1 letter from Held and 1 letter from Fehl to Mrs. [Andette?], and a ms. note. Fehl writes about his study of the concept of invisible figures in art, in connection with the theme of Concert champêtre [Fête champêtre]. Held reviews the draft of Fehl's essay published in the Journal of aesthetics and art criticism . Fehl also seeks Held's opinion regarding Rubens's painting The baptism of Constantine, and writes about the project to preserve on microfiche the Cicognara Library in Rome.
Box 2, Folder 19

Fenyo, Iván, 1966-1969, 1982

Scope and Content Note

5 letters to Held, and the draft of a letter from Held to Gyorgy Dosze at the Szépmuvészeti Múzeum in Budapest. Fenyo mentions recent acquisitions and exhibitions taking place at the Szépmuvészeti Múzeum in Budapest.
Box 2, Folder 20

Fenwick, Kathleen M., 1967

Scope and Content Note

2 letters, including 1 from Held. Correspondence with Fenwick at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, concerning a drawing by Rubens and an article by Müller-Hofstede. Held writes extensively about the attribution of the drawing to Rubens.
Box 2, Folder 21

Frankl, Paul, 1940-1945, 1989

Scope and Content Note

9 items: a postcard sent from Cuba and 5 letters to Held, a letter to Held from Frankl's daughter Johanna Kalbach [dated 1989] regarding a painting by Susan Wilk, and a photograph of Frankl at Princeton taken in 1958. Frankl writes about his attempts to help his son escape Europe from Italy in 1940, and mentions David Dank in this context. He also writes about his and William Kolodney's involvement with the Young Men's Hebrew Association [YMHA] in the United States. Several letters concern issues related to research in art history. Frankl analyzes a 16th century painting of the Virgin Mary, and comments on Held's essay on Rembrandt's Polish rider.
Box 2, Folder 22

Freedberg, David, 1978-1994, undated

Scope and Content Note

14 items (on 24 leaves): 8 letters from Freedberg to Held, 4 letters from Held, and a thank-you card to Held from Deborah Freedberg. Also included is David Freedberg's vita. Both scholars exchange their opinion concerning attribution of several artworks to Rubens. Freedberg's letters relate details concerning his scholarly work, travel and lecturing activities.
Box 2, Folder 23

Friedenberg, Daniel M., 1984-1992

Scope and Content Note

10 letters (on 11 leaves), including 2 from Held. Friedenberg seeks Held's opinion regarding attribution of paintings in his possession, and mentions that his collection of American first editions is on loan to the Bennington Library.
Box 2, Folder 24

Friedländer, Max J., 1933-1955, 1999, undated

Scope and Content Note

45 items (ca. 87 leaves) leaves): 41 letters to Held, an undated draft of Friedländer's introduction to an exhibition on landscape painting, and Held's statement confirming that he donated letters from Friedländer to the Kupferstichkabinett in Berlin. Also included is Held's 1999 correspondence with Sigrid Achenbach at Kupferstichkabinett (1 letter to Held, 1 letter from Held), and photograph of a 16th century embroidered and painted image of Madonna with Child, annotated by Friedländer on verso. Except the photograph all items are photocopies.
Box 2, Folder 25

Garlick, Kenneth, 1983

Scope and Content Note

3 letters, including 1 from Held. Correspondence concerning Held's donation of letters from Grete Ring to the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England. Garlick mentions Ring's donation of her collection of early 19th century German drawings to the Ashmolean Museum, and an exhibition of the drawings at C. G. Boerner in Düsseldorf. [See also correspondence with Grete Ring filed in Box. 6, F.6.]
Box 2, Folder 26

Gay, Peter, 1972

Scope and Content Note

3 letters (on 6 leaves), including 2 from Held. In the context of Gay's lecture "The Berlin-Jewish spirit", Held comments extensively on the topic of the relations between German and East European Jews in pre-war Germany. Held's letters also relate biographical details concerning his family. Gay's letter is annotated by Held.
Box 2, Folder 27

de Gelder, Jan, 1980

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held, sent from Utrecht. De Gelder congratulates Held for his book The oil sketches of Peter Paul Rubens .
Box 2, Folder 28

Geissler, Heinrich, 1961-1990, undated

Scope and Content Note

38 letters (on 47 leaves), including 14 from Held, and 1 letter to Held from Ulrike Gauss at the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart. Correspondence rich in detail regarding attribution of drawings in the collection of the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Graphische Sammlung. Included is a list of drawings, annotated by Held. Also discussed is Geissler's book on Reinhold Nägele. Held relates details concerning Nägele's life in the United States. Held also writes about his contacts with the city officials of Mosbach, Germany concerning the renaming of one of the city's squares after a destroyed synagogue.
Box 2, Folder 29

Gerson, Horst, 1964-1972, undated

Scope and Content Note

12 items: 10 letters from Gerson to Held, and 1 letter from Held. Also present is a 1972 invitation to an event celebrating Gerson's birthday, organized by the Committee for the Gerson Festschrift, and a list of contibutors to the Festschrift. Gerson's letters relate details concerning the provenance of artwork by Rembrandt and Peter van Mol.
Box 2, Folder 30

Getty, J. Paul (Jean Paul), 1972

Scope and Content Note

1 item: copy of a letter from Held to Getty regarding the consultation fee for a painting by Rubens [ David and Abigail]. With the copy of the billing statement on verso. Held mentions a painting by Allori, offered for sale by the Bennington Museum. Annotated by Held. [Also see Held's letter filed with correspondence with David Jaffé, Box 3, F. 24; and Held's letter to John Walsh in Box 7, F. 22.]
Box 2, Folder 31

Geuer, Gisela, 1998, undated

Scope and Content Note

4 items (on 16 leaves): a letter from the editor of CASH die Wirtschaftszeitung der Schweiz , Anton Ladner asking Held to proofread the enclosed manuscript of his and Geuer's article about Held. The manuscript is extensively annotated by Held. Also present a letter from Held to Ladner, in which he relates additional autobiographical information, and a letter from Held to Geuer concerning the attribution to Rubens of a painting called Bärenjagt . Also included is an unsigned note [by Held] concerning Gustav Glück's attribution of the Bärenjagt to Rubens.
Box 2, Folder 32

Gibson, Walter S., 1994-1995

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held. Gibson writes about his essay on Bruegel's Triumph of Death. He also comments on Linda Seidel's book on the Arnolfini Wedding, and relates details regarding a possible over-painting of the Christ figure in the painting Road to Calvary at Princeton.
Box 2, Folder 33

Gilbert, Creighton, 1960-1982

Scope and Content Note

17 items (on 26 leaves): 8 letters to Held, 7 letters from Held, and photocopies of artwork by Abraham Bosse and Bruegel. Both scholars comment extensively on Madlyn Millner Kahr's and John F. Moffitt's interpretation of Velázques's painting Las Hilanderas [The Spinners] , and discuss the iconography of the fable of Arachne. Held reviews David and Ellen Rosand's article on Bernardo Strozzi [in: the Art Bulletin, 1981] and Cynthia Lawrence's article on Rembrandt's Blinding of Samson [in: Konsthistorisk tidskrift , 1985]. Several of Gilbert's letters are heavily annotated by Held.
Box 2, Folder 34

Glück, Gustav, 1945-1951

Scope and Content Note

8 items (22 leaves): 6 letters to Held sent from Santa Monica, California, 1 letter from Held, and an offprint of Glück's essay "Mabuse and the development of the Flemish Renaissance". Scholarly correspondence concerning Held's research on Rubens and Rembrandt.
Box 3

Amy Golahny - Michael Jaffé

Box 3, Folder 1

Golahny, Amy, 1980-1999

Scope and Content Note

ca. 55 items (on 117 leaves): 30 letters to Held and 13 letters from Held, 2 curriculum vitae of Golahny, offprints of her essays "Rembrandt's Abduction of Proserpina" and "The Adulteress by Rembrandt and by Eekhout: variations on an Italian Magdalene". The offprints are annotated by Held. Also included is miscellaneous printed matter, color photographs of Golahny's child and mother, and her wedding invitation engraved by Berta R. Golahny. Extensive exchange concerning Golahny's various publications, including her thesis. Extensively discussed are her essays on Rembrandt's Abduction of Proserpina, Rubens's Hero and Leander, and Peter Lastman. Also enclosed is a draft of her essay on Rembrandt's drawing of The blind Belisarius receiving alms . Golahny seeks Held's opinion regarding her cataloging of artwork at the Marquette University in Normal, Ill. Several of her letters are extensively annotated by Held. [Color photographs are shelved in Box 159, F. 2.]
Box 3, Folder 2

Golffing, Francis, 1992-1994, undated

Scope and Content Note

12 items (on 13 leaves): 11 letters to Held, and a photocopy of a drawing by Horst Janssen [a copy after Bronzino]. Correspondence concerns reproductions of Bronzino's drawing Fortuna, Titian's painting Venus of Urbino, and a painting by Hans Baldung.
Box 3, Folder 3

Gombrich, E. H. (Ernst Hans), 1950-1972, undated

Scope and Content Note

27 letters: 23 letters to Held and 4 letters from Held. Correspondence concerns Gombrich's teaching career and the editing process of the forthcoming Festschrift for Hans Tietze. Both scholars comment on contributions to the Festschrift by other scholars, including essays by Rudolf Wittkower and Jan Bialostocki. Gombrich also writes about his teaching at Cambridge University, MA. [See also Gombrich's letter to Erica Tietze-Conrat filed in Box 5, F. 21.]
Box 3, Folder 4

Goris, Jan Albert, 1941-1969, undated

Scope and Content Note

15 letters (on 16 leaves), including 3 letters from Held to Goris, and 1 letter from Held to André Schiffrin at Pantheon Books in New York, regarding the reissue of Rubens in America [published by Goris under the pseudonym Marnix Gijsen]. Goris reports on his visit to the Hermitage in 1960, and mentions artwork by Rubens and van Dyck in a private collection.
Box 3, Folder 5

Gregori, Mina, 1968-1989

Scope and Content Note

5 items: 3 letters to Held and 2 letters from Held. Held writes about a Rubens exhibition held in various Italian cities in 1985.
Box 3, Folder 6

Grigaut, Paul L., 1964-1966

Scope and Content Note

7 items: 5 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Also included is Grigaut's text describing the paintings Helene Fourment by Rubens and Marchesa Caterina Durazzo-Adorno by Anthony van Dyck, written for his catalog of European paintings at the Virginia Museum, corrected by Held.
Box 3, Folder 7

Gudlaugsson, S. J. (Sturla J.), 1950-1968

Scope and Content Note

7 letters to Held. Gudlaugsson relates details concerning a copy after a painting by [Gerard?] ter Borch in Los Angeles. He also mentions Rembrandt's portrait of Saskia.
Box 3, Folder 8

Haeger, Barbara, 1989, 1996, undated

Scope and Content Note

6 letters (7 leaves): 4 letters to Held, and an undated draft of Held's letter concerning his essay on Rubens published by the Dutch magazine Simiolus. Haeger seeks Held's opinion regarding her essay on Rubens's oil sketch of the Adoration of the Magi in the Wallace Collection. Also included is a thank-you letter from the president of the Historians of Netherlandish Art, George Keyes to Christiane D. Andersson in Williamstown, MA.
Box 3, Folder 9

Harris, Ann Sutherland, 1973-1998

Scope and Content Note

18 items (on 19 leaves): 7 letters to Held, 3 letters from Held, 2 handwritten notes, printed and illustrated matter, including a 1976 poem "Ode to the retrenchment of art history at SUNYA". Scholarly correspondence concerning Susan V. Saward's dissertation Rubens' Medici cycle , Harris's essays on the Carracci family and Artemisia Gentileschi, and a drawing attributed to Jacob Jordaens. Harris mentions a "Samson" [painting?] at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Also included is her letter to Anne-Marie Logan at the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, concerning Michael Jaffé's attribution of a drawing of Neptune to Rubens; and Held's letters to Hunter College and CUNY regarding Harris's appointment to professor at Hunter College.
Box 3, Folder 10

Hartford, Huntington, 1962-1963

Scope and Content Note

2 letters: 1 letter from Held, and a thank-you letter to Held from Hartford's secretary Margaret Potter at the Gallery of Modern Art (2 Columbus Circle) in New York. Held expresses his opinion of Hartford's plan to establish an art museum in New York, and presents his view on how to successfully maintain a museum.
Box 3, Folder 11

Hartt, Frederick, 1952-1985

Scope and Content Note

5 letters (on 6 leaves): 4 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Hartt writes about drawings at the Louvre that are attributed to Giulio [Romano?], and comments on a lecture given by Held in 1985. Held declines Hartt's invitation to give a lecture at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
Box 3, Folder 12

Haverkamp-Begemann, Egbert, 1953-1989

Scope and Content Note

22 letters (on 25 leaves): 18 letters to Held, and 4 letters from Held. Haverkamp-Begemann relates details regarding several artworks, including an Entombment drawing at Boymans Museum in Rotterdam, the painting Fall the damned at Alte Pinakothek in Munich, and drawings from the "Egmont Albums". Held comments on the recent Rembrandt research by Alpers, Schwarz, Sumowski, and others.
Box 3, Folder 13

Heckscher, William S. (William Sebastian), 1951-1988

Scope and Content Note

26 letters to Held (on 28 leaves). Heckscher comments on research and publications by other art historians, and relates details concerning his teaching at the Kunsthistorisch Instituut der Rijksuniverstet te Utrecht and at Princeton University.
Box 3, Folder 14

Held, Jutta, 1968-1977

Scope and Content Note

8 items: 6 letters from Jutta Held to Julius Held, 1 letter from Julius Held, and Jutta Held's curriculum vitae. Correspondence regarding Jutta Held's visit in New York. In her letters from Osnabrück, Jutta Held writes about politics and teaching of art history in Germany, and mentions art historians who have been forbidden to practice, among them Richard Hiepe. Her letter concerns Julius Held's permission to cite his opinion in a forthcoming issue of Kritische Berichte . She also mentions the artist Klaus Staeck.
Box 3, Folder 15

Hibbard, Howard, 1983

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Hibbard relates details concerning the relationship between Oskar Hagen and Wolfgang Stechow, and Stechow's professional career.
Box 3, Folder 16

Hofmann, Werner, 1954, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held. Hofmann mentions several of his essays and research projects.
Box 3, Folder 17

Hollander, Anne, 1975-1990

Scope and Content Note

8 letters (on 12 leaves): 5 letters to Held, and 3 letters from Held. Held reviews Hollander's essays "Fashion in nudity" and "When fat was in fashion". He also writes about Hollander's book Moving pictures and David Freedberg's Power of images.
Box 3, Folder 18

Hubala, Erich, 1990-1992

Scope and Content Note

3 letters (on 6 leaves): 2 letters to Held, and 1 letter from Held. Scholarly correspondence concerning artwork by Rubens, and the methodology of Rubens research. [See also correspondence with Elizabeth McGrath, Box 5, F. 3.]
Box 3, Folder 19

Huemer, Frances, 1984-1998, undated

Scope and Content Note

ca. 30 items: 16 mostly undated letters from Huemer to Held, 6 letters from Held to Huemer, 1 letter to Huemer from Martin Kemp at the University of Oxford, England, and letters from Held to Barbara Haeger at the Ohio State University and to Eugene Victor Thaw in Santa Fe, NM. Also present are a draft of Huemer's essay on Philip Rubens annotated by Held, a research proposal, Huemer's curriculum vitae, and 3 offprints, including her "Rubens e il primo decennio" [introd. only]. Scholarly correspondence in which Huemer relates details concerning her various writing projects and scholarly career.
Box 3, Folder 20

Hugelshofer, Walter, 1952-1953

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held. Hugelshofer describes drawings in his collection that are attributed to Rubens, and a landscape watercolor by Rubens in the Sammlung Robert von Hirsch. [See also item filed in Box 62, F. 22.]
Box 3, Folder 21

Hulst, Roger Adolf d', 1956-1959

Scope and Content Note

5 letters, including 1 from Held. D'Hulst writes about his career and scholarly publications, including his book on drawings by Jacob Jordaens. He also comments on Held's book on drawings by Rubens, and mentions Ludwig Burchard's forthcoming publication on the same subject.
Box 3, Folder 22

Jaeger, Wolfgang, 1977-1997

Scope and Content Note

32 items (53 leaves), including ca. 20 letters from Held to Jaeger [carbon copies or photocopies] concerning Jaeger's research and publications. Held reviews extensively Jaeger's books Die Illustrationen von Peter Paul Rubens zum Lehrbuch der Optik des Franciscus Aguilonius, 1613 and Die Heilung des Blinden in der Kunst , and discusses details of Jaeger's translation of Rembrandt and the Book of Tobit . Held also comments on Jaeger's commemorative address for Kurt Huber [member of the Weisse Rose circle]; and writes about his own investigation of the persecution of Jews in Mosbach during the Nazi regime. Also included is Jaeger's correspondence with Charles Parkhurst at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. and with Rudolf Sigmund in Mosbach, 2 letters to Held from Mosbach residents signing "Rösle + Trudel", correspondence with Hildegard Jaeger, and obituaries for Jaeger, including a typescript by Friedrich Vogel.
Box 3, Folder 23

Jaffé, David, 1994-1996, undated

Scope and Content Note

15 items: 10 letters from Jaffé to Held, 4 letters from Held, and Jaffé's essay on Peter Lastman for the Seymour Slive Festschrift. Jaffé relates details concerning the The Earl and Countess of Arundel, Renaissance collectors exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Held reviews the exhibition's catalog and Jaffé's essay on Lastman. Also discussed is a Hendrik van der Borcht painting in Held's private collection. Included is Held's letter to J. Paul Getty, dated Dec. 27, 1972, annotated by Held. [See also correspondence with J. Paul Getty filed in Box 2, F. 30.]
Box 3, Folder 24-26

Jaffé, Michael, 1952-1986, undated

Scope and Content Note

Ca. 136 items (on ca. 180 leaves): 120 letters, and 16 items of printed matter: 2 book reviews, 1 offprint, Jaffé's texts about a set of tapestries depicting Virtues, Held's review of Jaffé's book, and paper clippings. Extensive scholarly correspondence concerning both scholars' research and publications. Also included is Held's correspondence with Denys Sutton at the magazine Apollo and with Oswald Hickson, Collier & Co. in London concerning a book review by Held and a libel action case. Also included is related correspondence with Held's wife; Mrs. Jaffé; Julian Agnew at Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd in London; Colin Anson at David Carritt Limited in London; Richard F. Brown at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Guy Delmarcel at Musées royaux et d'histoire in Brussels; Giorgio Fubini; Mr. Hay; Mr. [Heinz?] Kisters; Frederick Mont Inc. in New York; Clyde Newhouse at the Newhouse Galleries in New York; the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Fla.; E. V. Thaw & Co. Inc. in New York; and the Italian President's Office. Also included is a letter from Frederick [?] to Pierangelo Botinelli in Switzerland.
Box 4

Horst Woldemar Janson - Annalise Mayer

Box 4, Folder 1

Janson, H. W. (Horst Woldemar), 1937-1982

Scope and Content Note

14 letters (on 17 leaves), and a note: 7 letters to Held, including 1 from Janson's wife Dora Jane, 1 letter from Held, and several letters to Held from Harry N. Abrams in New York. Correspondence regarding Held's publications at Abrams, mainly the book 17th and 18th century art, baroque painting, sculpture, architecture by Held and Donald Posner.
Box 4, Folder 2

Jantzen, Hans, 1925-1933

Scope and Content Note

5 letters to Held. Also included is a typescript of Held's letter to Jantzen from April 24, 1933; original not present. Jantzen writes extensively about Held's dissertation.
Box 4, Folder 3

Kahr, Madlyn Millner, 1966-1991

Scope and Content Note

53 letters (on 69 leaves): 38 letters to Held and 7 letters from Held, and Kahr's correspondence with Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, van de Waal, and the magazine Our Holland. Also included are a letter from Held to Richard Cocke regarding Kahr's interpretation of Titian's paintings depicting scenes from the Old Testament, and copy of Kahr's letter to Creighton Gilbert at the Cornell University, annotated by Held. Scholarly correspondence, rich in detail concerning Kahr's research and publications and Held's research of Rubens and Rembrandt. Held reviews several of Kahr's articles and books, including her study on Erica Tietze-Conrat. Also discussed is John F. Moffitt's review of Kahr's book on Velázquez.
Box 4, Folder 4

Kaufmann, Thomas DaCosta, 1975-1983, undated

Scope and Content Note

6 letters (on 9 leaves): 3 letters to Held and 3 letters from Held. Scholarly correspondence concerning both scholars' research of European drawings. Kaufmann reviews Held's 1979 article "Rubens and Aguilonius: new points of contact", and the 1982 catalog of an exhibition of drawings [ Flemish and German paintings of the 17th century ].
Box 4, Folder 5

Keck, Caroline K. (Caroline Kohn), 1966-1981

Scope and Content Note

8 items: 5 letters to Held; text of Keck's proposal of a program in art conservation, annotated by Held; and Held's letter to the director of the Cooperation Graduate Program, Louis C. Jones regarding the proposal.
Box 4, Folder 6

Klemm, Christian, 1896-1990

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter from Held and 1 letter to Held from Klemm at Kunsthaus Zürich concerning an oil sketch attributed to van Dyck. With a mention of Clovis Whitfield. [See also correspondence with Whitfield in Box 19, F. 24.]
Box 4, Folder 7

Kristeller, Paul Oskar, 1936-1998

Scope and Content Note

37 items (on 68 leaves): 25 letters to Held, 8 letters from Held, and Held's letter to Elisabeth Feist Hirsch in which he recollects time spent together with Kristeller in Heidelberg before the war. Also included are a poem by Kristeller, his curriculum vitae, bibliography of Kristeller's writings from 1929 to 1997 (27 p.), and Held's appraisal of art objects owned by Edith and Paul Oskar Kristeller. A scholarly exchange concerning both scholars' research, publications, and scholarly career. Chiefly discussed are issues related to Kristeller's research of Marsilio Ficino and Bartolomeo Facio. Kristeller relates details regarding letters by Rubens reposited in European archives. One of his letters letter contains editing corrections for an introduction to a book about Carolus Scribanius.
Box 4, Folder 8

Kultermann, Udo, 1966-1984

Scope and Content Note

10 items: 3 letters to Held, a questionnaire, and 2 letters from Held. Correspondence concerning an article by Kultermann, and the English translation of his book Kleine Geschichte der Kunsttheorie . Included is an announcement of Kultermann's book Die Architektur im 20. Jahrhundert . Also present are 2 letters to Kultermann from Erwin Panofsky who writes about Aby Warburg, Heinrich Wölfflin, and Johannes Wilde.
Box 4, Folder 9

Kuznetsov, IU (IUrii), 1966-1967

Scope and Content Note

7 letters: 3 letters to Held and 3 letters from Held, and a letter to Held from the Kindler Verlag in Zurich. Correspondence regarding Held's visit to the Hermitage, and the exchange of photographs and publications. Kuznetsov mentions a drawing at the Hermitage attributed by Kurt Bauch to Rembrandt.
Box 4, Folder 10

Lavin, Irving, 1983-1993

Scope and Content Note

5 letters: 4 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence regarding the 1983 CAA conference in Philadelphia. Held's letter is typed on verso of a draft for one his publications and includes extensive annotations concerning a Rubens sketch at the Hermitage.
Box 4, Folder 11

Levine, David, 1988

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 2 letters to Held, 1 letter from Held, and illustrated matter. Scholarly correspondence, concerning a drawing by Pieter van Laer [Bamboccio]. Levine strongly criticizes Svetlana Alpers's book on Rembrandt, and mentions his review of Gary Schwartz's Rembrandt.
Box 4, Folder 12

Lieberman, Ralph, 1995

Scope and Content Note

6 items: 2 letters to Held and 5 leaves of Lieberman's draft for his essay on art history and photography ["Thoughts of an art historian/photographer on the relationship of his two disciplines"], annotated by Held. Also included are two e-mails: from Richard Murray and from Gerdien Wuestman, both concerning Rembrandt, and a note by Held.
Box 4, Folder 13

Liedtke, Walter A., 1979-1997, undated

Scope and Content Note

ca. 44 items (on 62 leaves): 26 letters to Held, many with Held's annotations, 12 letters from Held; and illustrated and printed matter, including Liedtke's essays "Puerto Rico, Museo de arte de Ponce" and "Letter from Berlin, Rembrandt at the Altes Museum". Correspondence regarding Held's expert opinion of art work attributed to Rubens, Rembrandt, and Dürer, as well as his reviews of several of Liedtke's scholarly essays, mainly texts for the catalog of Flemish paintings at Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. Liedtke describes a publishing project on Flemish painting for the publishing house Mercatorfonds in Brussels. Also present is Liedtke's letter to Malcolm Delacorte in Cornwall, NY concerning the attribution of a painting to Floris van Schooten; and to Louis A. Ferré in San Juan, Puerto Rico regarding a painting by Jacob Jordaens. Liedtke relates details regarding acquisitions of artwork at Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. Both scholars frequently mention Michael Jaffé.
Box 4, Folder 14

Lipchitz, Jacques, 1957

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Lipchitz postpones Held's visit to his studio, due to preparations for upcoming exhibitions.
Box 4, Folder 15

Logan, Anne-Marie S., 1976-1998, undated

Scope and Content Note

ca. 60 items (on ca. 90 leaves): 44 letters and 2 postcards to Held, 13 letters from Held, and printed matter, including 2 lists of drawings for an exhibition held in October 1993 at the Wellesley College [ Flemish drawings in the age of Rubens ]. Scholarly discussions concerning the attribution of various drawings and paintings to Rubens, van Dyck, Johannes Boekhorst, and Gerard Seghers. Extensively discussed is Michael Jaffé's controversial attribution of Cardiff cartoons to Rubens. Logan's letters are rich in detail concerning her lecturing and other scholarly activities, including her consulting job at the J. Paul Getty Museum in 1983. Frequently mentioned is the festschrift for Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann [ Essays in northern European art ]. Also included are several honorariums for Held for his reviews published in Master drawings.
Box 4, Folder 16

Lowenthal, Anne W., 1971-1998

Scope and Content Note

ca. 90 items (ca. 100 leaves): 63 letters to Held and 24 letters from Held concerning mainly the re-editing of Held's essays for a publication by Princeton University Press [ Rubens and his circle , 1982]. The letters are also rich in detail related to Lowenthal's research of Rubens, Joachim Wtewael, and other artists, her teaching career, and professional involvement with CAA and Historians of Netherlandish Art. Lowenthal mentions films by Laurie Anderson. Included is Held's letter to Prof. Couvreur in Antwerp, Belgium concerning publication rights for a reprint, and to Tony Hiss in New York concerning Held's portrait drawing of Hiss's father. Also included is correspondence with the Princeton University Press, a photograph of a drawing by Nicolas Poussin at the Detroit Institute of Arts, a family photo of Lowenthal, and a slide.
Box 4, Folder 17

Lugt, Frits, 1942-1999

Scope and Content Note

ca. 45 items (ca. 60 leaves): Held's correspondence with Lugt from 1942 to 1964, Lugt's assistant van den Meulen, and Barnard College. Lugt's letters are rich in detail concerning various auction sales, including sales of drawings by Rubens. Lugt also writes about the transcription of an Italian manuscript by Joris Hoefnagel. Also present is Held's correspondence with Carlos van Hasselt and Mária van Berge-Gerbaud at the Fondation Custodia in Paris ,dating from 1972 to 1999, concerning Held's editorial corrections for the catalog Flemish drawings of the seventeenth century from the collection of Frits Lugt , and Held's review of Karel Boon's The Netherlandish and German drawings of the XVth and XVIth centuries of the Frits Lugt collection . Other items are: a thank-you note from Lugt, 2 photographs of Hoefnagel's manuscript and its partial transcript by Held, and 2 offprints. All except one of Lugt's letters are photocopies.
Box 4, Folder 18

Marsh, Reginald, 1951

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 3 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held to John Hay. Marsh informs Held about a drawing of Saint Gregory Nazianzenus by Rubens, owned by Clarence Hay in New York, not listed in Held's Rubens in America . The drawing previously belonged to Sir Thomas Lawrence. Held writes extensively about the drawing.
Box 4, Folder 19

Martin, John Rupert, 1954-1994

Scope and Content Note

17 items: 12 letters and a postcard to Held and 4 letters from Held. Correspondence concerning Martin's scholarly research, mainly his work on a drawing of Saint Gregory Nazianzenus by Rubens, a Rubens attributed portrait painting at New York University, and a painting attributed to van Dyck. Frequently addressed is Held's review of Martin's book The ceiling paintings for the Jesuit Church in Antwerp . [Also see Held's correspondence with Princeton University Press filed in Box 12, F. 7.] Held writes about a drawing of Neptune. Martin's letters are annotated by Held.
Box 4, Folder 20

Martin, Gregory, 1967-1983, undated

Scope and Content Note

10 items (on 11 leaves): 8 letters to Held, including 1 by Francis Russell at Christie's in London, and 2 letters from Held. Correspondence concerning various artwork, including the painting Judgement of Paris and the oil sketch Jacob and Esau by Rubens, Titian's La Schiavona, and a copy of Correggio's Zingarella. Held comments on Wolfgang Adler's work on Rubens's landscapes [in: Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard ]. [Held's correspondence with Martin is also filed in Series I.F. Auction houses, Box 16, F. 1-19.]
Box 4, Folder 21

Mayer, Annalise, 1966-1983

Scope and Content Note

10 letters: 9 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence regarding photographs of paintings in the collection of Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. Also discussed is a painting by Rubens called Liebesgarten [ Garden of love]. Mayer mentions a dissertation on Rubens's Liebesgarten by Annegret Süberkrüb.
Box 5

Millicent C. McIntosh - Erwin Panofsky

Box 5, Folder 1

McIntosh, Millicent C., 1961

Scope and Content Note

3 items (on 7 leaves): 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning the hanging of an artwork by Larry Rivers in the art seminar room at Barnard College. Held also writes about the Spanish artist Manuel Rivera, whose work was donated to Barnard.
Box 5, Folder 2

McCurry, H. O., 1936-1937

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held regarding Held's lecturing activities in Canada.
Box 5, Folder 3

McGrath, Elizabeth, 1979-1997, undated

Scope and Content Note

ca. 80 items (ca. 100 leaves): ca. 36 letters to Held and 27 letters from Held, handwritten notes, 1 photograph, and printed matter. Correspondence rich in detail concerning attribution and iconography of numerous artworks by Rubens and other artists. Held advises McGrafth in her research of the Aeneas theme in Rubens's work, her work on Otto van Veen's Emblemata Horatiana , and her study of the iconography of "blacks in art". Her letters are often substantially annotated by Held. Frequently discussed is Michael Jaffé's controversial attribution of the Cardiff cartoons to Rubens. McGrath also writes about her teaching at the Warburg Institute in London. In one of her letters she relates details regarding the fate of several art historians during the Holocaust. Also present is McGrath's letter to David Brooke at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, MA concerning her lecture, and a copy of Held's letter to Erich Hubala in Munich regarding the Aeneas theme by Rubens. [See also correspondence with Hubala in Box 3, F. 19.]
Box 5, Folder 4

Meiss, Millard, 1959-1974

Scope and Content Note

10 letters to Held (on 11 leaves), including 1 from Erwin Panofsky who thanks Held for his contribution to the Panofsky-Festschrift. Meiss comments on several of Held's lectures and publications.
Box 5, Folder 5

Mellinkoff, Ruth, 1982-1987

Scope and Content Note

ca. 16 items: 7 letters to Held, 4 letters from Held, 4 offprints of Mellinkoff's essays from Anglo-Saxon England and the Journal of Jewish art , and Walter S. Gibson's review of her book Outcasts. Scholarly correspondence concerning the allegorical figure representing the Synagogue in art. Held writes extensively about a panel painting of Synagoga and Ecclesia in his collection, and comments on Mellinkoff's interpretation of the biblical Cain in writings by Hermann Hesse.
Box 5, Folder 6

Meulen, Marjon van den, 1982-1997, undated

Scope and Content Note

ca. 22 items: 14 letters to Held and 5 letters from Held; and printed matter, including Ingo Herklotz's review of van den Meulen's book Rubens copies after the Antique . Correspondence concerning both scholars's research for the Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard . Several of van den Meulen's letters are annotated by Held.
Box 5, Folder 7

Mielke, Hans, 1978-1994, undated

Scope and Content Note

ca. 30 items (on 36 leaves): 18 letters to Held, including from Mielke's wife Ursula and son Hans, 8 letters from Held, and photocopies of photographs of the reading room at the Kunstkammer in Berlin. The letters provide insight into the friendship and scholarly relationship between Mielke and Held. Mielke relates details concerning his research of drawings by Pieter Bruegel. Held comments on Mielke's book on Albrecht Dürer. Mielke writes extensively about the neo-nazis and hatred of foreigners in Germany after reunification. Held relates details concerning the fate of his fellow art history students in Berlin before the war.
Box 5, Folder 8

Millar, Oliver, Sir, 1959-1981

Scope and Content Note

ca. 10 items (14 leaves): 6 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held, and printed matter annotated by Held. Correspondence regarding the attribution to Rubens, iconography and provenance of a painting of Pythagoras in the collection of the Buckingham Palace Also present is Held's letter to the editor of the Times Literary Supplement in London, Arthur Crook concerning Millar's review of his Rubens, selected drawings , and Crook's response letter.
Box 5, Folder 9

Mongan, Agnes, 1955-1957

Scope and Content Note

8 items (11 leaves): 5 letters to Held, 2 letters from Held, and a list of drawings and oil sketches by Rubens for an exhibition held Jan- Apr 1956 at the Fogg Art Museum and the Pierpont Morgan Library. Correspondence concerning Held's advisory role in the process of selecting drawings for the exhibition.
Box 5, Folder 10

Hofstede, Cornelius Müller, 1930, 1967

Scope and Content Note

5 letters to Held, including 1 dated 1930 in which Hofstede congratulates Held on his doctoral degree and comments extensively on Held's dissertation. The letters from 1967 regard Hofstede's interest in Adam Elsheimer.
Box 5, Folder 11

Müller Hofstede, Justus, 1964-1986, undated

Scope and Content Note

ca. 22 items (on 29 leaves): 11 letters to Held and 7 letters from Held, notes and printed matter. Correspondence rich in detail concerning both scholars' research on Rubens, their conflicting opinions about certain artworks, and a controversy caused by Held's essay on an oil sketch. Also present is a letter to Held from Kurt Meissner in Zurich regarding an oil sketch by Anthony van Dyck.
Box 5, Folder 12

Muller, Jeffrey, 1977-1983

Scope and Content Note

7 items (on 11 leaves): 5 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held, and typescript notes. Muller writes extensively about his dissertation on Rubens's collecting activities.
Box 5, Folder 13

Nordenfalk, Carl Adam Johan, 1975

Scope and Content Note

3 letters, including 1 from Held regarding a poem by Jacob Cats and the theme of the love-sick woman in painting. Nordenfalk mentions a lost painting by Jan van Eyck, and a kunstkamer painting by Willem van Haecht.
Box 5, Folder 14

Norris, Christopher, 1979-1981?

Scope and Content Note

5 letters (on 6 leaves), including 1 from Held. Norris's letters are undated. An exchange of opinions regarding artworks by Rubens and Anthony van Dyck. Held comments on Michael Jaffé's attribution of the Cardiff cartoons to Rubens.
Box 5, Folder 15

Noske, Frits, 1990-1993

Scope and Content Note

ca. 60 items (ca. 100 leaves): ca. 30 letters and 4 postcards to Held, also from Noske's wife, 20 letters from Held (mostly photocopies), notes, press clippings, and printed matter, including Noske's vita and a bibliography of his publications. Correspondence concerning Held's research on a portrait painting of Constantin Huygens, which he attributes to Jacob van Campen. Noske writes about the musical aspects in Dutch poetry and painting, mainly the concepts of harmony and concord in Constantijn Huygens's poems, and various other topics related to his research in musicology. He reviews extensively the draft of Held's essay "Constantijn Huygens and Susanna van Baerle", and comments on Held's research on Rembrandt. Several letters concern Anthony van Dyck's painting Rinaldo and Armida , including a letter to Held from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. Frequently discussed are essays and scholarly opinions of other scholars, mainly Gary Schwartz.
Box 5, Folder 16

Novak, Barbara, 1969-1984

Scope and Content Note

8 items (9 leaves): 3 letters to Held, 2 letters from Held, and 2 financial documents related to the shipment of an oil painting to Brian O'Doherty at the Charles Cowles Gallery in New York.
Box 5, Folder 17

Oberhuber, Konrad, 1965-1985

Scope and Content Note

10 items (13 leaves): 7 letters to Held, 1 photograph, and printed matter. Oberhuber thanks Held for his gift to the Albertina, and mentions artwork by Jacob Jordaens and Anthony van Dyck at the Fogg Art Museum. Also regarding attribution of a drawing to Rubens. Included is a photocopy of Oberhuber's letter to Henry S. Francis at the Cleveland Museum of Art (photocopy) concerning Rubens's painting of St. Catherine in Toledo, Ohio.
Box 5, Folder 18

Osten, Gert von der, 1965, 1976, undated

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 3 letters to Held, and an undated list of missing paintings by Hans Baldung. Von der Osten responds to Held's request for photographs of a sculpture in the collection of the Schnütgenmuseum in Cologne. He also mentions his current research project, the catalogue raisonné of paintings by Hans Baldung, and lists museums and private collections in the United States and Canada that include Baldung's artwork.
Box 5, Folder 19

Panofsky, Erwin, 1935-1990, undated

Scope and Content Note

ca. 60 items (ca. 90 leaves): 49 letters to Held and 4 letters from Held. Panofsky writes extensively about attribution, iconography and the symbolic meaning of paintings by Roger van der Weyden, Jan van Eyck, and Simon Marmion. He also relates details concerning his research on the iconography of Pandora and Creusa for a new edition of Pandora's box. Several letters concern Panofsky's essay on Jan van Eyck, his interpretaion of Vasari's Libro and Poussin's Et in Arcadia Ego. Panofsky mentions Erica Tietze's interest in the theme of suicide in art. A note by Held concerns a manuscript by Erica Tietze in the collection of the Bibliothek Warburg. Also included are: Panofsky's correspondence with Adriaen J. Barnouw concerning Barnouw's essay on Jan van Eyck's Arnolfini Wedding, with an offprint of Barnouw's essay; Held's letter to Thomas C. Howe at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco regarding the art historian Paul Coremans; Gerda Soergel's letter to Held written after Panofsky's death; and Held's correspondence with Dieter Wuttke concerning the forthcoming publication of Panofsky's correspondence.
Box 5, Folder 20

Panofsky, Erwin, Ernst Gombrich, and Otto Kurz to Erica Tietze-Conrat, 1951-1958

Scope and Content Note

49 items (on 57 leaves). Letters to Held: 34 letters from Panofsky, 1 letter from Gombrich, and 7 letters from Kurz. Also present is a letter from Erica Tietze to Panofsky, typescript citations from reviews by Hans Tietze, and a note by Held. Gombrich writes about the symbolic meaning of donkeys in art. [See also correspondence between Held and Gombrich filed in Box 3, F.3.] Kurz and Panofsky relate details concerning Erica Tietze's work on the theme of suicide in art, as well as their own scholarly work. [See also Held's note filed in Box 5, F.20.]
Box 6

François-Georges Pariset - Wolfgang Stechow

Box 6, Folder 1

Pariset, François-Georges, 1934-1985

Scope and Content Note

ca. 63 items: ca. 50 letters to Held, including a postcard from 1934, 3 letters from Held (copies), 2 offprints and other printed matter, a 1948 photograph of Pariset [with daughter Françoise?], a letter from Françoise to Held, a wedding announcement and an obituary. Pariset's letters are rich in detail related to his teaching at the Institut d'histoire de l'art moderne in Bordeaux and at the university of Hamburg, travel and personal life.
Box 6, Folder 2

Parkhurst, Chuck, 1981-1983

Scope and Content Note

3 letters, including 1 from Held.
Box 6, Folder 3

Porter, Katherine Anne, 1963, 1980, 1993-1999

Scope and Content Note

ca. 40 items: 3 letters to Held and 2 letters from Held (all photocopies), and press clippings. Correspondence concerning Held's proofreading of Porter's Ship of fools. In one of her letters Porter makes incisive comments regarding her novel. Also included is a letter from Bernard Malamud to Held declining the permission to publish Porter's letters; and Held's correspondence with Ruth Moore Alvarez, curator of literary manuscripts at the University of Maryland Library regarding his gift to the university. With a photocopy of the appraisal of Porter's letters. [Two press clippings are filed in Box 145*, F. 1.]
Box 6, Folder 4

Posner, Donald, 1972, 1986

Scope and Content Note

3 items (5 leaves, including photocopies): 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Posner complains about printing errors in the first edition of his and Held's book 17th and 18th century art . Held considers a reissue of the book in 1986.
Box 6, Folder 5

Renger, Konrad, 1979-1997

Scope and Content Note

9 items: 8 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Held inquires about a portrait of the Archduke Maximilian of Austria by Rubens. Renger mentions an Entombment sketch by Anthony van Dyck. [See also correspondence with Renger filed in Box 13, F. 17.]
Box 6, Folder 6

Ring, Grete, 1933-1952

Scope and Content Note

8 items (10 leaves): 6 letters to Held, 1 letter from Held, a handwritten note by Held. Ring's letters relate details regarding art sales and exhibitions at the firm Paul Cassirer in Amsterdam, and later in London, and Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner in Berlin, including the sale of the collection of Édouard Warneck. In her letter from 1939, Oct. 16th she relates information about the fate of Max J. Friedländer, her father Walter Feilchenfeldt, [Günther?] Lütjens, and Jakob Rosenberg. [See also correspondence with Kenneth Garlick filed in Box 2, F.26.]
Box 6, Folder 7

Roethlisberger, Marcel, 1959-1998

Scope and Content Note

23 items (26 leaves): 15 letters to Held, 3 letters from Held, and a photocopy of a painting by Rubens. Correspondence concerning Roethlisberger's professional career, including related letters to Held from the Bollington Foundation and the Dickson Art Center, and Roethlisberger's research proposals for a catalogue raisonné of paintings by Claude Lorrain. Several letters regard the art collection at Ponce Art Museum in Puerto Rico. Included is an unsigned letter [by Held?] to Don Luis [Ponce Art Museum] regarding El Greco's painting St. Francis and Brother Leo meditating on death from the collection of Derek Johns in London. Also included is Held's letter to Father Donald F. Rowe at the Loyola University in Chicago concerning Rowe's proposal to publish a catalog of artwork held in Jesuit institutions. [See also item filed in Box 63, F. 10.]
Box 6, Folder 8

Rosand, David, 1972-1998

Scope and Content Note

34 items (ca. 60 leaves): 17 letters to Held and 10 letters from Held. Correspondence rich in detail regarding Rosand's research on Titian, Rembrandt and Rubens, and Held's work on Rubens and his circle . Rosand mentions Erica Tietze-Conrat's unpublished essay "Patterns of suicide in literature and art". He also relates details concerning his teaching and lecturing activities, and the academic events taking place at Columbia University in New York. Held writes about his relationship to Rudolf Wittkower. Also present is Rosand's letter (copy) to the New York Review of Books concerning Hans Ernst Gombrich's review of David Freedberg's Power of images; an outline of Rosand's book on drawing, an offprint of his essay Titian 500, and press clippings. [Two press clippings filed in Box 145*, F. 2.]
Box 6, Folder 9

Rose, Patricia, 1970-1991, undated

Scope and Content Note

14 items (17 leaves): 11 letters to Held, 1 letter from Held, and a list of lectures presented in 1991 at the Art History Graduate Student Symposium held at the Florida State University in Tallahassee. Correspondence concerning Rose's progress researching her dissertation on Wolf Huber.
Box 6, Folder 10

Rosenberg, Jakob, 1965

Scope and Content Note

7 items (9 leaves): 4 letters to Held and 3 letters from Held. Discussed is Michael Jaffé's controversial attribution of a drawing and an oil-sketch to Rubens. Rosenberg writes about Rembrandt and Held's book Rembrandt and the Book of Tobit .
Box 6, Folder 11

Rosenberg, Pierre, 1963-1996

Scope and Content Note

24 items (25 leaves): 18 letters to Held and 5 letters from Held. Correspondence concerning Rosenberg's research for a book on Laurent de La Hyre and the catalogue raisonné of drawings by Antoine Watteau. Several letters concern Held's essay on Max Friedländer. Frequently mentioned are various drawings in Held's private collection. Also included are photocopies of Nathan Chaikin's letter to Held concerning a drawing by Antoine Watteau, and of Jacques Mathey's letter to Chaikin in which Mathey mentions a drawing after Michelangelo. Many of Rosenberg's letters are annotated by Held.
Box 6, Folder 12

Sandy, Stephen, 1988, 1997, undated

Scope and Content Note

3 items (10 leaves): a postcard and two letters to Held, and photocopies of drawings of various mazes. Sandy writes about a poem he wrote for a "silly sonnet contest". He also describes his impressions of Held's book The Holocaust, from a distance ; and mentions Ulrich Pinder's Speculum Passionis .
Box 6, Folder 13

Sauerländer, Willibald, 1970-1981

Scope and Content Note

18 items (20 leaves): 12 letters to Held, 6 letters from Held, and a copy of a letter signed by Sauerländer and Erich Steingräber to Dr. Briegel at the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft in Bonn. Sauerländer invites Held to Munich to research Rubens's paintings in the Alte Pinakothek.
Box 6, Folder 14

Schade, Werner, 1991-1994

Scope and Content Note

6 items: 4 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held, and a color transparency of the portrait of Louis XIII King of France by Rubens. Schade writes about paintings attributed to Rubens at the Norton Simon Museum and in Dessau; and lists recent aquisitions of drawings for the Anhaltische Gemäldegalerie in Dessau, including a drawing by Albrecht Dürer. Held comments on the Dürer drawing. Schade's letter concerning the authenticity of the Louis XIII portrait is annotated by Held. Schade also writes about layoffs of art historians in the former East Germany after the German reunification. [Color transparency is shelved in Box 159, F. 3.]
Box 6, Folder 15

Schama, Simon, 1983

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Schama mentions his manuscript on Dutch culture, and a project on xenophobia in early modern Europe.
Box 6, Folder 16

Schapiro, Meyer, 1936-1996

Scope and Content Note

ca. 30 items: 22 letters to Held and 2 letters from Held, including a letter of condolence on Schapiro's death, printed matter, and press clippings. Schapiro shares with Held his opinion on recent publications in art history, including David Sutter's views on Caravaggio and Maurice Walter Brockwell's interpretation of van Eyck's Arnolfini Wedding as a morganatic marriage. He writes extensively on Rembrandt's painting Artistotle contemplating the bust of Homer. Schapiro also expresses his opinion about the private collection of Dr. Cosla in New York, offered to the Museum of Tel-Aviv. Held comments on Lotte Brand Philip's book on Jan van Eyck. [Six leaves of press clippings are filed in Box 145*, F. 3.]
Box 6, Folder 17

Scheyer, Evelyn, 1936, 1986

Scope and Content Note

3 letters to Held (4 leaves) from the wife of the art historian Ernst Scheyer. In her letter sent from Detroit, dated Oct. 22, 1936, Scheyer mentions the art dealer Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner bringing artwork from Europe, including Rubens's sketch Abigail and David.
Box 6, Folder 18

Schilling, Edmund, 1950-1963, undated

Scope and Content Note

10 items: 7 letters to Held, 1 letter from Held, and 2 handwritten notes. Correspondence concerning drawings by Rubens and a woodcut by Christoffel Jegher, shown in 1950 at Wildenstein & Co. in London. Schilling relates details concerning his research on the painter Jacob Ernst Thoman von Hagelstein, and mentions his essay on a drawing by Lotto for the forthcoming Festschrift for Hans Tietze.
Box 6, Folder 19

Schwartz, Gary, 1986-1997

Scope and Content Note

Ca. 75 items (ca. 100 leaves): 18 letters to Held and 14 letters from Held, printed and illustrated matter (ca. 27 items), including several offprints, 5 press clippings, and 2 photographs: of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu and of Gary Schwartz and John Walsh with spouses in 1992. Correspondence and papers related to Schwartz's research on Willem van Haecht's kunstkamer paintings, Rubens and van Dyck, Rembrandt's Polish rider, and Held's discovery of Jacob van Campen's portrait of Constantin Huygens. Schwartz also writes about Max J. Friedländer's photographic archive at the RKD [Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie] in Hague, and comments on Friedländer's attributions of paintings to Dieric Bouts. He also comments on an undisclosed author's essay on Adriaen Isenbrant published in Art Bulletin. Included are letters from Held and Schwartz to John Walsh and a letter to Held from Charles Scribner III concerning Schwartz's opinion of Held's Rembrandt and the Book of Tobit . Several of Schwartz's letters are annotated by Held. [The press clippings are filed in Box 145*, F. 4.]
Box 6, Folder 20

Schöne, Wolfgang, 1965-1966

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 2 letters to Held, 1 letter from Held. Schöne invites Held to participate in the 10th Deutscher Kunsthistorikertag in Münster.
Box 6, Folder 21

Schulz, Juergen, 1986

Scope and Content Note

2 items: a letter to Held asking for a review of Schulz's 1967 unpublished lecture on Titian's ceiling in Brescia; and 2 leaves of Held's handwritten notes concerning the lecture.
Box 6, Folder 22

Serkin, Rudolf, 1968

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter from Held to Serkin concerning the Marlboro Music Festival, and Serkin's reply.
Box 6, Folder 23

Scribner, Charles, 1975-1997, undated

Scope and Content Note

ca. 70 items (ca. 100 leaves): 44 letters to Held and 8 letters from Held, drafts for Scribner's books, notes, press clippings, an offprint, and a color photograph of Scribner's sons. Correspondence rich in detail related to Scribner's doctoral thesis on Rubens's tapestries, the book Peter Paul Rubens , and his essay on Rubens and Veronese for the Burlington Magazine. Scribner relates details concerning the provenance of several of Rubens's artworks, the Johnson collection in New York, and the collection of Count Andrassy in Princeton. He also writes about the Medici cycle, and comments on Held's writings on Rubens. Scribner's letter to Gregory Martin at Christie's in London relates details regarding his involvement in publishing Held's books. Also included is Scribner's letter to Walter Persegati at the Vatican Museums concerning photographs of paintings; and correspondence between Scribner and J. David Farmer at the University Art Museum in Santa Barbara regarding Scribner's lecturing activities and the forthcoming exhibition of Anthony van Dyck's Iconographie. Included are letters to Held from Elizabeth M. Riley at the Pierpont Morgan Library.
Box 6, Folder 24

Skutsch, Otto, 1981

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. An exchange of opinions concerning early Latin literary sources known to Rubens, mainly a text by Aurelius Victor describing the appearance of Aeneas to Ascanius. Held also comments of Michael Jaffé's controversial attribution of the Cardiff cartoons to Rubens.
Box 6, Folder 25

Slive, Seymour, 1958-1995

Scope and Content Note

14 items (17 leaves): 11 letters to Held, 1 letter from Held, a note by Held, and an offprint of Slive's essay on Jacob van Ruisdael. Correspondence concerning mainly the interpretation and attribution of paintings by Frans Hals and their relation to poems by Jacob Cats. Slive comments on Held's interpretaton of the painting Het Pelsken by Rubens, and on Held's book Rembrandt and the Book of Tobit . He also mentions self-portraits by Jan Gossaert.
Box 6, Folder 26

Sloane, Joseph C., 1964-1965

Scope and Content Note

7 items: 6 letters to Held, and 1 letter from Held. Sloane asks Held for his opinion regarding the Fielding Marshall collection of paintings, offered to the Ackland Art Center in Chapel Hill.
Box 6, Folder 27

Sluijter, Eric Jan, 1988-1999

Scope and Content Note

ca. 35 items (ca. 60 leaves): ca. 14 letters to Held and 15 letters from Held, including 1 fax, 7 postcards to Held, and typescript of Sluijter's essay on Jan van Goyen. Correspondence rich in detail related to Sluijter's research on 17th century Dutch art. Extensiverly discussed are the theme of the Five Senses by Hendrik Goltzius and the usage of ekphrasis by Rembrandt. Both scholars exchange opinions concerning Gary Schwartz's interpretation of Rembrandt's painting Polish rider. Frequently mentioned is the art historian Ilya Veldman. Several of Sluijter's letters are in Dutch; some are annotated by Held.
Box 6, Folder 28

Smith, David R., 1979-1995

Scope and Content Note

9 items: 5 letters to Held, 3 letters from Held, and a letter to Smith from the editor of The Art Bulletin, Kathleen Weil-Garris concerning Smith's article on Rembrandt's painting The Jewish bride. Correspondence concerning mainly Smith's dissertation on the double and pair portrait in 17th century Netherlands.
Box 6, Folder 29

Spear, Richard E., 1977-1986

Scope and Content Note

7 items (8 leaves): 3 letters to Held, 3 letters from Held, and a photograph of Domenichino's painting of St. John the Evangelist. Correspondence regarding the restoration of Domenichino's painting. Held comments extensively on William H. Halewood's essay on Rembrandt [ Six subjects of reformation art, a preface to Rembrandt ].
Box 6, Folder 30

Stechow, Wolfgang, 1939, 1954-1972

Scope and Content Note

ca. 20 items (24 leaves): 17 letters to Held, 4 letters from Held, and an undated draft of a text about Stechow, annotated by Held. Correspondence concerning artworks by Rubens and Jacob Jordaens, including Jordaens' drawing Betrothal of St. Catherine. Included is a letter from the art dealer Mathias Komor in New York concerning the sale of the drawing. Komor mentions the names Gimbel [Gimbel Brothers in New York?], Kende [Kende Galleries in New York?], Calman in London [Crane Kalman Gallery?], and Ludwig Burchard. Frequently mentioned are essays and publications by other scholars. Held relates details concerning The joys of collecting , a book about the art collection of J. Paul Getty. [The undated draft is filed in Box 145*, F. 5.]
Box 7

Leo Steinberg - Karen Wilkin

Box 7, Folder 1

Steinberg, Leo, 1971-1992

Scope and Content Note

ca. 75 items (ca. 125 leaves): 34 letters and 7 postcards to Held, 19 letters from Held, 3 letters to Held from Steinberg's wife Dorothy Seiberling, printed matter and press clippings, Held's handwritten notes, and the typescript of Steinberg's paper on Rubens read in 1990 at a symposium held at the Columbia University. Extensive scholarly correspondence concerning both scholars' research and publications, including detailed discussions of matters of iconographic interpretation of artwork by Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Rubens, and Rembrandt. A major portion relates to Steinberg's research for his book The sexuality of Christ in Renaissance art and in modern oblivion . Steinberg also writes about his interest in popular culture and lecturing activities, including the Lionel Trilling Seminar. His letters are frequently annotated by Held. Included is a draft of Steinberg's "Addendum" to Held's essay on Rubens's painting The holy women at Christ's sepulchre at the Norton Simon Museum, annotated by Held. Steinberg mentions artwork purchased for his private collection. Also present is Held's correspondence with Steinberg concerning the sale of Held's archive to the Getty Research Institute. [The press clippings are filed in Box 145*, F. 6.]
Box 7, Folder 2

Sterling, Charles, 1976-1982

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 2 letters to Held and 2 letters from Held. Correspondenece concerning both scholars' publications. Also discussed are aspects of attribution, mainly of artwork by Rubens and Anthony van Dyck, and an Assumption of the Virgin painting by Charles Mellin. [See also Sterling's letter to Vassar College filed in Box 15, F. 14.]
Box 7, Folder 3

Stewart, J. Douglas, 1985-1998

Scope and Content Note

15 items (16 leaves): 7 letters to Held, 7 letters from Held, and the photocopy of Stewart's review of David Freedberg's book The life of Christ after the passion . Correspondence concerning Stewart's scholarly research of Rubens and Anthony van Dyck, including a painting attributed to Rubens in Arc-et-Senans [France], a self-portrait of Jan Lievens and Anthony van Dyck's Iconography. Stewart writes about a drawing attributed to Thomas Willeboirts-Bosschaert. He also writes extensively on the significance of the Constantine theme for the British king Charles I, mentions his book on Rubens and the Anglican church, and Britannia Triumphans . Stewart's letters are often annotated by Held. Held comments on Stewart's reviews, and relates details regarding drawings from his collection at the Clark Art Institute, the National Gallery in Washington, and the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool.
Box 7, Folder 4

Strauss, Walter L., 1980-1985

Scope and Content Note

14 items (18 leaves): 4 letters to Held, 7 letters from Held, printed and illustrated matter, and a letter dated 1962, November 25 from Kenneth Buckingham to Lt. Emery regarding two paintings erroneously attributed to Rubens. Correspondence regarding Strauss's editing of Werner Sumowski's work on Dutch drawings [ Drawings of the Rembrandt school ]. Present is a photocopy of Staruss's essay "Rembrandt: the Brazen Serpent" (5 leaves), annotated by Held. Held's letters are rich in detail regarding drawings by several Dutch artists. Also discussed is the theme of blindness in Rembrandt's paintings. Held writes extensively about his research for Rembrandt and the Book of Tobit .
Box 7, Folder 5

Styhr, Jørgen, 1954

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Styhr mentions his research on Dutch drawings.
Box 7, Folder 6

Sumowski, Werner, 1970-1996

Scope and Content Note

12 items: 7 letters to Held, 2 letters from Held, a letter to Held from Millard Meiss at the Institute for Advance Study in Princeton, illustrated matter and a list of captions of artworks by Rembrandt. Correspondence related to Held's and Sumowski's research on Rembrandt. Sumowski mentions the latest controversies in research on Rembrandt. Also discussed is the attribution of a drawing to Rubens.
Box 7, Folder 7

Sutton, Peter C., 1982-1993

Scope and Content Note

13 items (15 leaves): 5 letters to Held, 4 letters from Held, illustrated matter, a handwritten note, and a photograph of a Crucifixion painting at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Sutton mentions a technical examination of a Rubens sketch in the Johnson Collection, and his research of Rubens's Prometheus. Held comments extensively on Gary Schwartz's book on Rembrandt, and expresses his opinion regarding the attribution of the Crucifixion sketch in Philadelphia to Anthony van Dyck.
Box 7, Folder 8

Tennenbaum, Silvia, 1980-1999

Scope and Content Note

11 items (16 leaves): 8 letters to Held, 2 letters from Held, and a page (photocopy) from Alexander Dietz's Stammbuch der Frankfurter Juden . Tennenbaum writes about her stay in Taos, New Mexico in 1980 and her progress in writing the novel Yesterday's streets . She also describes her impressions of her visit to Frankfurt, Germany in 1996. She relates details concerning the history of the Jewish community in Frankfurt and writes about the relationship of European Jews to Germany after WWII. She mentions pre-war home movies made by the Lewents family from Berlin. She also discusses with Held Victor Klemperer's book on National Socialism LTI [Lingua Tertii Imperii]. Held comments on Tennenbaum's review of the English translation of Klemperer's diaries, and mentions his speech about Mosbach.
Box 7, Folder 9

Tharp, Twyla, 1963-1986, undated

Scope and Content Note

ca. 12 items (19 leaves): 3 undated letters to Held, 2 notes by Held from 1963 concerning Tharp as his student at Barnard, and several press clippings dating from 1976 to 1986. Tharp relates details regarding her husband's teaching at the Hunter College, her dancing career, and events in personal life. [Four leaves of press clippings are filed in Box 145*, F. 7.]
Box 7, Folder 10

Thaw, Eugene Victor, 1967-1998

Scope and Content Note

16 items: 9 letters to Held, 3 letters from Held, and a photograph of a drawing from the collection of Mrs. Murray Danforth. Correspondence concerning attribution of several artworks to Rubens. Thaw writes on Michael Jaffé's work on Rubens's tapestries, specifically on Jaffé's interpretation of an allegory of Virtues. Held expresses his opinion about the art historian Bernard Berenson. Thaw's letters are annotated by Held. Also included are copies of Held's letters from 1992 to Margarete Kühn, curator at Schloss Charlottenburg in Berlin and to the conservator Phebe Dent Weil, concerning restoration of Andreas Schlüter's equestrian statue of the Great Elector.
Box 7, Folder 11

Tietze, Hans, (also Erica and Andreas Tietze), 1944-1960, undated

Scope and Content Note

43 items (51 leaves): letters to Held, including 22 from Hans Tietze, 12 from Erica Tietze, and 3 from Andreas Tietze, Hans Tietze's unpublished manuscript on art experts, and a note by Held. The letters provide insight into Hans and Erica Tietze's scholarly activites, travel and their personal relationship to Held and his wife. Frequently mentioned is Erica Tietze's manuscript on suicide in art. Hans Tietze seeks Held's opinion regarding artwork by Rubens, Jacob Jordaens and Baldung, and writes about a collection of European paintings and drawings in Notre Dame, Indiana. He mentions the significance of Erica Tietze's research on Michelangelo's Medici Chapel. Included is Held's correspondence from 1984 with Susanne Gerold in Vienna concerning her interest in researching Hans Tietze's estate.
Box 7, Folder 12

Tietze, Hans (Festschrift), 1949-1952

Scope and Content Note

7 items: letters from Gustav Glück to Held and to Ernst Gombrich, Held's letter to Glück, and letters to Held from Emil Kaufmann and Carl Nordenfalk. Correspondence concerning the scholars' involvement with the Hans Tietze Festschrtift. Also present is an extensively annotated letter from Held to Otto Loewi concerning Loewi's essay for the Festschrift.
Box 7, Folder 13

Stighelen, Katlijne van der, 1992-1993

Scope and Content Note

5 items: 2 letters to Held and 3 letters from Held. Correspondence rich in detail related to both scholars' research on Anthony van Dyck and Cornelis de Vos. With several references to recent publications on both artists.
Box 7, Folder 14

Varshavskaia, M. IA., undated

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Mariia Varshavskaia concerning photographs of artwork by Johann Georg Platzer at the Hermitage. Varshavskaia writes about her forthcoming catalog of Rubens, and questions the Rubens attribution of a portrait painting [ Bildnis einer alten Dame].
Box 7, Folder 15

Veldman, Ilja M., 1990-1993

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Held comments on Veldman's essays on the iconographic and stylistic development in Dutch art, mainly by Hendrik Goltzius, published in Simiolus and Netherlands kunsthistorish Jaarboek .
Box 7, Folder 16

Vergara, Lisa, 1979-1983, undated

Scope and Content Note

13 items: 5 letters to Held, including 1 from Jan Kelch at Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz Gemäldegalerie in Berlin concerning Lisa Vergara's research of Rubens's landscape paintings, 3 letters from Held, and notes by Held. Correspondence concerning Vergara's dissertation and her research on Rubens and van Dyck.
Box 7, Folder 17

Veronee-Verhaegen, Nicole, 1949-1995

Scope and Content Note

13 items: 11 letters to Held, and Veronee-Verhaegen's note regarding Archives de Furnes [Veurne]. Veronee-Verhaegen writes about her professional and personal life. She also relates details concerning art exhibitions in Europe and auction sales of paintings by Flemish artists. Included is a photocopy of a 1956 letter from Edith Greindl to Veronee-Verhaegen's father Etienne concerning the provenance of a painting attributed to Jan Fyt and Paul de Vos.
Box 7, Folder 18

Vey, Horst, 1953-1996

Scope and Content Note

15 items (16 leaves): 9 letters and a postcard to Held, and 4 letters from Held. Vey writes about his various publishing activities and Rubens' painting Wunderbarer Fischzug. Both scholars exchange their opinion about Wolfgang Adler's work on landscape paintings by Rubens and Michael Jaffé's attribution of Cardiff cartoons. Vey also writes about the Rubens sketch Negro heads [Four studies of a male head] at the J. Paul Getty Museum; and the drawings St. Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy and Madonna and Child with Angels [by van Dyck?]. Several letters concern the attribution of several drawings to Jan Wildens.
Box 7, Folder 19

Vlieghe, Hans, 1971-1999

Scope and Content Note

17 items: 11 letters to Held, and 6 letters from Held. Correspondence rich in detail regarding artwork by Flemish artists, including Rubens, Gaspar de Crayer, Johannes Boekhorst, Jan van den Hoecke, Erasmus II Quellinus, Artus Quellinus, Cornelis de Vos, and also 18th century Flemish painting. Vlieghe mentions his work on Rubens's Saints for Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard , and comments on Michael Jaffé's attribution of Cardiff cartoons to Rubens.
Box 7, Folder 20

Volk, Mary Crawford, 1979-1985, undated

Scope and Content Note

7 letters (8 leaves) to Held. Volk seeks Held's opinion about Rubens's relationship to Titian and the role of copies after Southern Renaissance artists in Rubens's work. She also mentions her manuscript on the collection of the Marquis of Leganes and her work on a drawing of Arundel at the Gardner Museum.
Box 7, Folder 21

Voss, Hermann, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 item: a poem entitled Die Ballade von der "Kunstchronik" .
Box 7, Folder 22

Walsh, John, 1966-1999

Scope and Content Note

51 items (64 leaves): 28 letters to Held, 15 letters from Held, notes, a typescript annotated by Held, press articles, a postcard with a photograph by Alexander Vertikoff, and a color family photograph of John Walsh. The letters are rich in scholarly information concerning artwork by Rubens and other artists acquired by Walsh for the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and for the J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu. They also provide insight into Held's consulting activities for the J. Paul Getty Museum. Mentioned is Held's letter from 1972 to J. Paul Getty regarding a painting by Allori; [see correspondence with J. Paul Getty in Box 2, F. 30, and with David Jaffé in Box 3, F. 23]. Walsh writes about his visit to Holland in 1966, and presents to Held a detailed outline for his dissertaion on Jan and Julius Porcellis. Both scholars exchange their views on Michael Jaffé's disputed attributions of drawings to Jacob Jordaens. Held comments on Gary Schwartz's criticism of Rembrandt and the Book of Tobit . Held congratulates Walsh on the catalog of an exhibition of Sheridan Lord. [Color photograph is shelved in Box 159, F. 4.]
Box 7, Folder 23

Warnke, Martin, 1977-1982, undated

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 3 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Held mentions controversies concerning Rubens among art historians in Germany, and thanks Warnke for sending him his recent publications, including an exhibition catalog of Carl Bantzer. Warnke mentions his review of Held's book on Rubens's oil sketches for the Kunstchronik.
Box 7, Folder 24

Weber, Gregor J. M., 1987

Scope and Content Note

ca. 6 items (ca. 30 leaves): 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence and printed matter concerning attribution and provenance of several paintings by Rubens and van Dyck. Weber relates details regarding Rubens's painting Davids Kampf mit dem Bären. Included are the 1878 auction sale catalog Galerie du Vte du Bus de Gisignies by Édouard Fétis, and the 1883 edition of the catalog of the Suermondt-Museum in Aachen [fragments, photocopies]. [Also see item filed in Box 80, F. 11.]
Box 7, Folder 25

Weinberg, H. Barbara (Helene Barbara), 1990-1994

Scope and Content Note

5 items (6 leaves): 3 letters to Held, 1 letter from Held, and a press clipping [photocopy] from the Chronicle of higher education . An exchange of opinions about recent trends in art historical methodology. Held mentions Max Dvorák, Max J. Fiedländer and Allan Wallach, and writes about his own methodological approach as an art historian.
Box 7, Folder 26

Welu, James A., 1984-1994

Scope and Content Note

8 items: 7 letters to Held and a photograph of a drawing after Andrea del Sarto in the collection of the Worcester Art Museum. Welu thanks Held for Swedish books donated to the Worcester Art Museum. He also seeks Held's opinion concerning the attribution of artwork to Anthony van Dyck and the workshop of Jan van Hemessen. He also mentions an oral history project on Held at the Getty REsearch Institute. [See also correspondence with Worcester Art Museum filed in Box 15, F. 19.]
Box 7, Folder 27

White, Christopher, 1955-1994, undated

Scope and Content Note

14 items: 10 letters to Held, 4 letters from Held, and an undated letter from Held to Paul Gottlieb at Harry N. Abrams Inc. concerning his book 17th and 18th century art . Correspondence concerning artwork by Rubens and van Dyck, and the attribution of Dutch and Flemish drawings in the collection of the British Museum. Also discussed is the reissue of Held's book 17th and 18th century art .
Box 7, Folder 28

Wilkin, Karen, 1980-1998, undated

Scope and Content Note

18 items (27 leaves): 14 letters to Held, 2 letters from Held, and an offprint of Wilkin's essay on Rubens from The New Criterion . Wilkin writes about her publications and research on contemporary Canadian art, including the catalogue raisonné of work by Jack Bush. She mentions her books on Stuart Davis, Cézanne and Giorgio Morandi, her visits to art exhibitions, lecturing and workshop activities, and travel. Held comments on Wilkin's book on Cezanne and her review of an exhibition of Lovis Corith.
Box 8

Matthias Winner - Jürgen Zimmer

Box 8, Folder 1

Winner, Matthias, 1978, 1986

Scope and Content Note

3 items (5 leaves): 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning drawings by Rubens. Held comments extensively on Winner's and Mielke's catalog raisonné.
Box 8, Folder 2

Wittkower, Rudolf, 1965-1990

Scope and Content Note

8 items: 1 letter to Held, and 2 letters from Held, including 1 to George [?] concerning teaching art history at Barnard College. With a frequent mention of Bill Hinkle. Also included are 3 letters from Margot Wittkower to Held, in which she writes about her editing work on Collected essays of Rudolf Wittkower . Also present are 2 letters to Held from Mario Witt from Libreria Leo S. Olschki in Florence, and a photograph of a drawing.
Box 8, Folder 3

Wohl, Alice Sedgwick, 1993, undated

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning Wohl's interpretation of Caravaggio's painting Calling of St. Matthew.
Box 8, Folder 4

Wolf, Emile E. 1967-1992

Scope and Content Note

32 items (33 leaves): 19 letters to Held and 2 letters from Held. Also included are: a copy of Wolf's letter to J. Bolten at the Prentenkabinet der Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden concerning a Dutch genre painting depicting a scene from a Jewish ghetto; a copy of a letter to Wolf from Justus Müller Hofstede concerning artwork from Wolf's collection; a color slide of a drawing by Rembrandt; 7 photographs of artwork by Rembrandt, Watteau, Greuze, Johann Rottenkammer, Jan Bruegel the Elder, Carl van Loo, and other artists. Wolf's letters are rich in detail concerning paintings and drawings in his collection. With a mention of David Farmer, Konrad Oberhuber, and Wolfgang Prohaska. [See also items filed in Box 63, F. 15.]
Box 8, Folder 5

Wolf, Robert Erich, and Ronald Forysth Millen, 1985-1994, undated

Scope and Content Note

ca. 90 items (ca. 110 leaves): ca. 35 letters to Held from Wolf and Millen, and ca. 12 letters from Held. Also present is Held's correspondence with Eric van Tassel at the Princeton University Press, Dustin Wees at the Clark Art Institute and Charles Scribner. Included is a letter from Wolf to Deborah Marrow concerning her review of Wolf's and Millen's book on Rubens's Medici cycle. Also present is printed matter, including a photocopy of the manuscript Painting in the Low Countries (with poems by Wolf and drawings by Millen), 2 printed sheets with texts by various authors translated by Wolf and illustrated by Millen, a photocopy of a drawing by Millen after Rubens, and several notes by Held. Extensive correspondence concerning Held's review of Millen's and Wolf's manuscript for their book Heroic deeds and mystic figures and the publishing process at the Princeton University Press. The letters are also rich in detail related to Wolf's and Millen's research on Rubens's Medici cycle. Wolf's letters provide insight into his translation work and book collecting activities. [See related correspondence filed in Box 12, F. 14.]
Box 8, Folder 6

Wood, Jeremy, 1989-1997

Scope and Content Note

11 items: 8 letters to Held, 2 letters from Held, and an offprint of Wood's essay on Rubens and Rembrandt. Both scholars discuss the attribution of various artworks to van Dyck, Rubens, and Abraham van Diepenbeeck. Wood frequently comments on publications by other art historians, including Sir Oliver Millar's study Van Dyck in England and Felice Stampfle's book on Netherlandish and Flemish drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library. Wood also writes about his scholarly work, mainly his essay on a drawing of Mucius Scaevola in the British Museum, and on reproductive prints.
Box 8, Folder 7

Wright, Virginia, 1965-1998, undated

Scope and Content Note

12 items (16 leaves): 5 letters to Held, 6 letters from Held, and 1 letter to Wright from Jean T. Palmer. The letters include discussions about collecting of artwork and connoisseurship. Wright writes about her travel activities, including her visit to the Getty Center in 1998.
Box 8, Folder 8

Wulc, Stanley S., 1983

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held regarding Held's visit by Wulc, 1 leaf of printed text by Wulc about his still-life photographs, and a press clipping of Gene Thornton's article about Wulc's photographic work.
Box 8, Folder 9

Zimmer, Jürgen, 1964, 1980, 1988

Scope and Content Note

6 letters to Held. Professional correspondence concerning Zimmer's research on Joseph Heintz the Elder. Zimmer inquires about a photograph of a drawing attributed to Hans von Aachen. With a mention of Hendrik van Balen.
 

Series I.B.  Occasional professional correspondence, 1926-1999

Physical Description: 3 boxes 1.26 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

This subseries comprises occassional correspondance with art history scholars, graduate students and former students at Barnard College, private collectors, editors and other staff at art magazines and publishing houses, curatorial and administrative museum staff, artists, and others. The topics include commentary on books and essays by Held or other scholars; Held's publishing and lecturing activities; requests for photo reprints, offprints, or slides; congratulatory and thank-you letters; and solicitations for financial support or sponsorship. Letters to Held are frequently marked with the date and context of his reply, several are annotated.
Box 9

Roya Abouzia - Cockie Hyde

Box 9, Folder 1

Roya Abouzia - Günter Aust

 

Abouzia, Roya, 1995

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from a graduate student at McGill University.
 

Abrams, Ann Uhry, 1979

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Abrams, George S., 1964

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the law firm Winer, Abrams & Hershfang, Boston, MA.
 

Adams, Pauline DeHaart, 1972

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1 letter to Held from the registrar at Seattle Art Musem.
 

Adhémar, Jean, 1968

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held to the art conservator at Bibliothèque nationale in Paris.
 

Adler, Irving, 1993-1997

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 2 letters to Held, and 2 letters from Held.
 

Ainsworth, Maryan Wynn, 1993

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held from Ainsworth at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and 1 letter from Held. Held comments on Ainsworth's research of early Netherlandish painting and Dieric Bouts's Virgin and Child.
 

Alhadeff, Albert, 1990

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from art history teacher at University of Colorado at Boulder.
 

Allentuck, Marcia, 1965-1968

Scope and Content Note

6 letters to Held concerning Allentuck's research on Henry Fuseli.
 

Anderson, Kathleen, 1983

Scope and Content Note

6 letters: correspondence between Held (3 letters), staff at Lamont Library at Harvard College (Arthur Hock, Kathleen Anderson), and staff at Princeton University Press (Christine K. Ivusic, Kathy Astrue) concerning Held's book Rembrandt's Aristotle and other Rembrandt studies . Included is a carbon copy of Perry B. Cott's 1936 letter to Held.
 

Andres, Glenn M., 1982-1983

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 2 letters to Held from the chairman at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt. and 1 letter from Held.
 

Appell, Thelma, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the artist.
 

Arndt, Karl, 1968

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held from the art historian in Göttingen. Arndt mentions his essay on Georg Petel, and comments on Held's essay on Rubens.
 

Artnews, 1985

Scope and Content Note

2 letters, including 1 from Held. Correspondence with editorial staff Margaret Moorman and K. Cullen.
 

Art Newspaper, 1994

Scope and Content Note

2 letters, including 1 from Held.
 

Art Quarterly , 1968

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the editor of Art Quarterly in Detroit, MI.
 

Askew, Pamela, 1996

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the art historian.
 

Aust, Günter, 1965

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the art historian and director of Von der Heydt- Museum in Wuppertal, Germany.
 

Auwera, Joost van der, 1979

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held concerning attribution to Sebastian Vrancx of an artwork in the collection of Detroit Institute of Arts.
Box 9, Folder 2

L. Scott Bailey - Per Bjurström

 

Bailey, L. Scott, 1984

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Bajdor, Krzysztof, 1990

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held in behalf of Miroslaw Slowinski. On letterhead of the Marquette University, Dept. of Chemistry, Milwaukee, WI.
 

Baldwin, Robert, 1985-1986

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Letterhead of Connecticut College New London, Dept. of Art History.
 

Barnes, Susan J., 1984

Scope and Content Note

2 items: letter to Held and 1 photograph. Concerning an oil sketch by Anthony van Dyck.
 

Barnet, Sylvan, 1982-1986

Scope and Content Note

9 items (16 leaves): 5 letters to Held, 3 letters from Held, and a typescript by Barnet extensively annotated by Held. Correspondence concerning Barnet's book Short guide to writing about art .
 

Baumann, Edzard, 1972

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 2 letters to Held, 1 letter from Held, and Baumann's text describing his travel project to Europe. Correspondence with Edzard Baumann and Jan Ostrand concerning Ostrand's research of Johannes Boekhorst.
 

Blumenthal, Arthur, 1979

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held: from Regina Rehkamp, assistant to Arthur Blumenthal and from Regina's mother Alma Schumacher Rehkamp.
 

Barrio, Raymond, 1965

Scope and Content Note

5 items: 2 letters to Held, 2 letters from Held, and printed matter. Correspondence concerning Rubens's painting Diana and her nymphs departing for the chase .
 

Batson, Rhoda M. , 1968

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from an art history student.
 

Bauman, George F., 1961

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held asking for opinion of a painting. With a mention of the art conservator Sheldon Keck. Annotated by Held.
 

Baumgartner, D. W. , 1962

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held concerning attribution of a painting to Luca Giordano.
 

Bealler, Catherine, 1982

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. With a mention of paintings by Jacob Jordaens and Rubens at Noortman & Brod.
 

Beck, Martha, 1983, undated

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held from the director of the Drawing Center in New York, and a reply from Held.
 

Becker, David P., 1979

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 2 letters to Held and 1 illustration. Correspondence concerning a drawing by Jan Goeree.
 

The Bennington Banner , 1992, 1994

Scope and Content Note

2 items (4 leaves): 1 letter to Held from the editor, and 1 letter from Held. Concerning Countess Carla [Karolina?] Lanckoronska.
 

The Bennington Museum, 1971

Scope and Content Note

1 letter (2 leaves) to Held from Richard Carter Barret, director and curator of Bennington Museum. With a mention of a painting by Allori.
 

Bentley, Leonard H., 1978

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 1 letter to Held and 2 letters and an invoice from Held. Correspondence with Foster, Bentley & Associates in London concerning a painting by Anthony van Dyck.
 

Berger, Robert W., 1982

Scope and Content Note

5 items: 2 letters to Held, 2 letters from Held, and illustrated matter. Correspondence concerning the connection between a Brussels tapestry and Rubens. With a mention of John Walsh. Annotated by Held.
 

Berman, Avis, 1983

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning Berman's article for Artnews.
 

Bernard, Herbert C., 1962-1963

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 1 letter and a note to Held, 1 letter from Held, and photograph of a drawing by Guardi.
 

Bjurström, Per, 1968 , undated

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held. Concerning drawings in Swedish collections attributed to Jacob Jordaens.
Box 9, Folder 3

Albert Blankert - Wesley M. Burnside

 

Blankert, Albert, 1992

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 1 postcard to Held, 1 letter from Held, and printed matter. Correspondence concerning Blankert's essay for the exhibition catalog Rembrandt och hans tid .
 

Blom, Benjamin, 1966-1967

Scope and Content Note

5 items (8 leaves): 2 letters to Held and 3 letters from Held. Held comments on Alan A. Tait's essay for the reprint edition of Rubens' book Palazzi di Genova .
 

Blunt, Anthony, 1965

Scope and Content Note

1 thank-you letter to Held.
 

Boeckl, Christine Maria, 1984

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 1 letter to Held from an art history student at Maryland University in Bethesda, MD, 1 letter from Held, and illustration of an altar painting by Daniel Gran. Annotated by Held.
 

Bonfante, Larissa, 1996-1997

Scope and Content Note

5 items: 3 letters to Held and 2 letters from Held. Correspondence concerning Bonfante' essay on Margarete Bieber issued in Women as interpreters of the visual arts, 1820-1979 .
 

Boskovits, Miklós, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held concerning a panel painting representing St. Peter Martyr in a private collection in Ferrara. Letterhead of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy. Annotated by Held.
 

Braham, Helen, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Helen Braham at Courtauld Institute Galleries in London concerning a sketch by Anthony van Dyck and an engraving by Pieter de Bailliu.
 

Braman, Mary, 1969

Scope and Content Note

1 letter (2 leaves) to Held. Braman expresses interest in writing a dissertation on Abraham Janssens.
 

Brand Philip, Lotte, 1979

Scope and Content Note

2 items (3 leaves): 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence rich in detail concerning Philipp's research on Albrecht Dürer. Annotated by Held. [See also Held's correspondence with Meyer Schapiro filed in Box 6, F. 16.]
 

Branner, Robert, 1954

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Branner comments extensively on Panofsky's lecture "Gothic architecture and scholasticism".
 

Brendel, Maria Lydia, 1982

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Brendel writes about her work translating essays by Otto Brendel.
 

Brochagen, Ernst, 1967

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Letterhead of Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz Staatliche Museen Gemäldegalerie.
 

Brod, Alfred, 1972-1973

Scope and Content Note

3 letters (4 leaves) to Held from the Brod Gallery (Julia Kraus, Alfred Brod and C. Frances H. Crabtree) regarding photographs of artwork by Rubens.
 

Broeck, Paul van den, 1971

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Paul van den Broeck in Puerto Rico concerning a painting by Jan Bruegel.
 

Brown, Robert F., 1986-1991

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held regarding the interest expressed by Archives of American Art in preserving Held's papers and correspondence.
 

Büchler, Alfred, 1982-1983

Scope and Content Note

5 items (9 leaves): 2 letters to Held, 1 letter from Held, Büchler's letter to Samuel Y. Edgerton, Jr., and illustrated and printed matter. Büchler writes extensively on his research of the martyrdom of St. Hippolytus and Brunehaut, and the theme of cruel punishment in the Middle Ages.
 

Burnside, Wesley M., 1980-1982

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 1 letter to Held and 2 letters from Held. Correspondence concerning a painting attributed to Rubens.
Box 9, Folder 4

Ann W. Campbell - Kenneth Craig

 

Campbell, Ann W., 1995

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Campbell, J. Duncan, 1991

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held.
 

Canaday, John, 1972

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held to the art critic at New York Times .
 

Cannon-Brookes, Peter, 1980

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the keeper of art at National Museum of Wales in Cardiff, Scottland.
 

Capers, Bobby, 1983

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with the jazz musician on the concept of Virtues and Vices in theology and art.
 

Capon, Moyra, 1979

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held to Apollo in London concerning his review of J. Richard Judson's and Carl van de Velde's volume of Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard.
 

Carter, David GIles, 1956-1980

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held. Carter mentions a painting by Roelant Savery at John Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis and paintings by Rubens and Rembrandt at Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
 

Cazort, Mimi, 1997

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Cazort mentions drawings by Adolph Menzel and Max Liebermann.
 

Cerf, Walter, 1982

Scope and Content Note

1 congratulatory letter to Held.
 

Chandler, John W., 1980

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Williams College Museum in Williamstown, MA.
 

Chappell, Miles L., 1979-1984

Scope and Content Note

8 items (9 leaves): 5 letters to Held, including 4 from Chappell at College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA and 1 from Eric Zafran at Chrysler Museum at Norfolk, 1 letter from Held, and printed matter. Correspondence concerning mainly Chappell's research on Cristoforo Allori.
 

Chastel, André, 1977

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Chastel at the National Gallery of Art in Washington.
 

Châtelet-Lange, Liliane, 1976

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held regarding a drawing of Hercules by Rubens.
 

Chittick, K. A., 1968

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held concerning a copy after Correggio's La Zingarella. With Held's reply.
 

Chomer, Gilles, 1979

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held concerning Chomer's research on Jacques Stella.
 

Ciechanowiecki, Andrzej S., 1968

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held regarding a bust by Francis Chantrey.
 

Clark, Anthony M., 1968

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the director of Minneapolis Institute of Arts concerning an artwork by Jacob Jordaens.
 

Clark, Richard (Dick) A., 1987

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2 letters to Held from the artist. Clark writes about the magazine the Nation, and the American artist John Koch. One letter incomplete, only 1 page is present in the archive.
 

Cleaver, Margaret Ann, 1972

Scope and Content Note

4 items (5 leaves): 2 letters to Held, 1 letter from Held, and 1 photograph of a portrait painting. Correspondence with Cleaver from Circulating Library of Paintings in New York concerning attribution of a painting to Rembrandt.
 

Clements, Candace, 1982

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, NE concerning Rubens' painting Decius Mus consulting the soothsayers .
 

Clinton, Donald, 1986?

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the architect. Clinton mentions several of his architectural projects.
 

Coffin, David R., 1960

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held. Held comments on an essay by Philipp P. Fehl.
 

Cohen, Patrick, 1960

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Colby, Barbara H., 1998

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held (2 leaves) from a former student.
 

Cole, Malvine, 1991

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter from Held and 1 letter to Held. Held comments on Cole's article on Martha Graham in the Bennington Banner . He also mentions Twyla Tharp and Laurie Anderson.
 

Colin, Ralph F., 1980

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held from Art Dealers Association of America. With a mention of Ripon College.
 

Collins, Christiane C., 1993

Scope and Content Note

1 personal letter to Held from the widow of George Collins.
 

Connell, David P., 1987

Scope and Content Note

2 items (3 leaves): 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with a student at University of Leeds, England concerning current location and Rubens attribution of a painting from the collection of Temple Newsam.
 

Conway, Robert P., 1996

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence regarding attribution of a Lamentation painting to Jacob Jordaens.
 

Cook, Walter, 1960

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held concerning Barbara Rose's master's thesis on Dutch and Flemish painters in Spain.
 

Copeland, Edward, 1982-1985

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held from the English literature scholar at Pomona College in Claremont, Calif.. Copeland mentions his essay on Rubens and John Dryden.
 

Corcoran, James I. W., 1994

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the fine arts advisor at Mildred Andrews Fund in Cleveland, OH. Corcoran mentions Triumph of death by Pieter Bruegel the Younger.
 

Craig, Kenneth, 1973

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held. Held comments extensively on Craig's essay on Rembrandt's painting Slaughtered ox.
Box 9, Folder 5

Melissa Dabakis - Duke University Press

 

Dabakis, Melissa, 1982

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from a graduate student at Boston University regarding her research on Saul Baizerman.
 

Dangremond, Mary, 1927

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the wife of David Dangremond from Old Lyme, CT.
 

Davis, Deane C., 1972

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. With a mention of Louis A. Ferré.
 

Davis, Mary M., 1968

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Samuel H. Kress Foundation in New York.
 

Davisson, William, 1965

Scope and Content Note

2 letters (3 leaves) to Held concerning attribution of a painting to Géricault.
 

Delbanco, Kurt, 1998

Scope and Content Note

2 items (4 leaves): 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held (2 copies) concerning a drawing by Abraham van Diepenbeeck.
 

Delbanco, Nicholas, 1982

Scope and Content Note

1 congratulatory letter to Held from Nicholas Delbanco from Bennington College.
 

Dennison, Elinor G., 1964-1965

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held concerning Anthony van Dyck's portrait of Jean Woverius. Annotated by Held.
 

Descheemaeker, Bernard, 1990

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Detering, Klaus, 1968

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held from Detering at Georg-August-Universität in Göttingen, Germany regarding his thesis on Jan Massys. Attached are photographs of allegorical images.
 

Dickey, Stephany S., 1992

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held concerning a print by Uytenbogaert.
 

Diemer, Peter, 1981-1983

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence regarding a review of Held's book Oil sketches of Peter Paul Rubens in the Kunstchronik.
 

Dittrich, Christian, 1967

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Dittrich at Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Kupferstich-Kabinett regarding photographs of drawings by Crispin van den Broeck.
 

Donadio, Emmie, 1992

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the director of Middlebury College.
 

Donadio, Maurene, 1979

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Donadio writes about her professional career and scholarly work.
 

Donahue, Kenneth, 1972

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with the director of Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) concerning artwork in the collection of the late Howard Ahmanson.
 

Doris, [?], 1994

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Letterhead of Barnard College Department of Music. With a mention of Held's speech on Mosbach.
 

Doyle, Mary Ellen, 1996

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Doyle mentions her artwork.
 

Dreher, Faith Paulette, 1972

Scope and Content Note

3 items (5 leaves): 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence rich in detail related to Dreher's research on David Teniers II.
 

Dreyer, Peter, 1992

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held to the art historian concerning Dreyer's research of drawings attributed to Bruegel.
 

Du Bon, David, 1963

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the assistant curator of decorative arts at Philadelphia Museum of Art concerning artwork by Rubens and Pietro da Cortona. Annotated by Held.
 

Duffy, Henry, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 letter (2 leaves) from Held to a student at Williams College. Held comments on Duffy's research on Rubens.
 

Dulière, Gaston, 1967

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held concerning attribution of a painting to Rubens.
 

Duke University Press, 1966

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held addressed to the manager of the Duke University Press concerning printing errors in his essay on alteration and mutilation of works of art.
Box 9, Folder 6

David M. Ebitz - Richard Ettinghausen

 

Ebitz, David M., 1980

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning Ebitz's book on connoisseurship.
 

Eckardt, Götz, 1968-1969

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Eckhardt seeks Held's opinion on Rubens paintings in the collection of Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Potsdam-Sanssouci.
 

Einholz, Sibylle, 1997

Scope and Content Note

1 letter (3 leaves) to Held asking for expert opinion concerning attribution of two paintings to Rubens.
 

Eitner, Lorenz [?], 1962

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held from University of Minnesota, College of Science, Literature, and the Arts; and 1 photograph of a print by Stefano della Bella.
 

Eldredge, Charles C., 1994

Scope and Content Note

2 items (3 leaves): 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with art history professor at University of Kansas, Kress Foundation Department of Art History. Held declines to write a letter of recommendation for Linda Stone-Ferrier due to his lack of familiarity with her research.
 

Elliott, Eleanor Thomas, 1977-1997, undated

Scope and Content Note

14 items (19 leaves): 12 letters to Held, including 1 postcard from the daughter of James A. Thomas; and printed matter. With annotations by Held.
 

Emerson, Isabelle, 1996

Scope and Content Note

2 items: a personal letter to Held and a family color photograph of Emerson. [Color photograph is shelved in Box 159, F. 5.]
 

Ettinghausen, Richard, 1966

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held. Letterhead of Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art.
Box 9, Folder 7

Bärbel Fach - Ellen V. Futter

 

Fach, Bärbel, 1996-1997

Scope and Content Note

6 items: 3 letters to Held, 2 letters from Held, photocopy of a cheque, and photograph of a drawing of a satyr. Correspondence with the firm Joseph Fach GmbH Galerie und Kunstantiquariat in Frankfurt concerning attibution of the drawing to Rubens. Held suggests Annibale Carracci.
 

Faison, S. Lane (Samson Lane), undated

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held. Faison mentions a Deposition painting by Rubens and a Christ mocked painting by Jacob Jordaens.
 

Farago, Claire J., 1991-1994

Scope and Content Note

9 items (11 leaves): 6 letters to Held and 3 letters from Held. Correspondence related to Farago's research on color theory and Leonardo da Vinci. Held comments extensively on Farago's unpublished essay on Leonardo's Battle of Anghiari.
 

Farmer, John David, 1972

Scope and Content Note

3 letters to Held from Farmer and Deirdre C. Stam at Art Institute of Chicago regarding photographs of artwork by Rubens and Held's essay for Rembrandt Symposium.
 

Faulds, W. Rod, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Faulds. Draft of Held's text for an exhibition of drawings from Held's private collection at Brattleboro [Museum and Art Center?].
 

Faunce, Sarah, 1984

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with the curator at Brooklyn Museum in New York regarding the controversial attribution of a Democritus and Heraclitus painting to Rubens.
 

Femmel, Gerhard, 1977

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held concerning mainly a manuscript by Cornelius Müller Hofstede. On letterhead of Nationale Forschungs- und Gedenkstätten der Klassischen Deutschen Literatur in Weimar, Goethe-Nationamuseum.
 

Fenton, Barbara, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with Harper & Row Junior Books Group in New York regarding errors in Let there be light .
 

Ferber, Linda S. 1994

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from curator at Brooklyn Museum in New York.
 

De Fernandez-Gimenez, Elizabeth Ourusoff, 1995

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning panel paintings at Milwaukee Art Museum attributed to Master of the Joseph Sequence.
 

Fersen, Nicholas, 1996-1997

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held.
 

Filipczak, Zaremba, 1969-1989

Scope and Content Note

3 letters to Held. Filipczak mentions a drawing by Frans Francken and writes about her research of engravings by Philip de Mallery after drawings by Anthony van Dyck.
 

Fischer, Erik, 1967-1983

Scope and Content Note

4 letters to Held (5 leaves). Letterhead of the Department of Prints and Drawings, Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Copenhagen.
 

Fisher, Hermann, 1983, undated

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 2 letters to Held from the scholar in Bamberg, Germany regarding Lisette Buchholz's plan to open Persona Verlag. Also present is a copy of Lisette Buchholz's letter to Fischer in which she writes about her interest in literary and documentary texts by German anti-fascists and exiles, and mentions Willy Vogelsinger, Lily Körber, and Henry William Katz.
 

Fitzgerald, Martin R., 1980

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Department of Corrections in Waterbury, Vt.
 

Fleischman, Evelyn, 1964

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 1 letter to Held, 1 letter from Held, and a photograph. Correspondence with Dean's Office at Columbia University, College of Pharmacy regarding a portrait painting of Wilhelmina Palinc by van Heemskerck, and a portrait by Joshua Reynolds.
 

Floch Effland, Jenny, 1983, undated

Scope and Content Note

4 items (6 leaves): 2 letters to Held, including 1 from Otto Manley, 1 letter from Held to Jenny Floch, and Held's text about the late artist Joseph Floch. Correspondence regarding the estate of the late Mimi Floch and a book about Joseph Floch.
 

Floch, Mimi, 1979-1982?, undated

Scope and Content Note

3 letters (5 leaves) to Held from the widow of Joseph Floch. The 1979 letter concerns an exhibition of artwork by Joseph Floch at John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Fla.
 

Folie, Jacqueline, 1993-1998

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held.
 

Folsom, Fred, undated

Scope and Content Note

3 items: Folsom's business card inscribed to Held, and 2 leaves of printed matter about a painting attributed to Francisco Pacheco exhibited at Strathmore Hall Arts Center in North Bethesda, Md.
 

Forbes, Malcolm S., 1971

Scope and Content Note

1 thank-you letter to Held. Letterhead of Forbes Magazine.
 

Foster, Guthrie, 1984-1988, undated

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. With a mention of Charles Le Clair and Alfred [Foster?]. Also mentioned is the archivist Paul Sauer in Stuttgart, Germany.
 

Foster, Philip, 1967

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held from Philip Foster at Istituto Ollandese in Florence, Italy concerning Rubens's painting Hero and Leander.
 

Fournier-Liberton, Francis, 1937-1938

Scope and Content Note

8 items: 3 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Also included are 3 letters to Fournier-Liberton from J. van der Veken & Philippot, Galerie d'etat and from Leo Swane at Musée royal des beaux-arts in Copenhagen, and a pencil drawing. Correspondence concerning attribution of a painting titled Le sacrifice d'Isaac to Jacob Jordaens.
 

Fox, Judith Hoos, 1982

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from a curator at Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art in Providence. Fox mentions artwork by Jan Massys, Joachim Bueckelaer, Claesz [Gerrit Claesz Bleker?], Gustave Doré, and Paul Bril [Brill]. Annotated by Held.
 

Franc, Helen M. (Helen Margaret), 1990-1994

Scope and Content Note

3 letters to Held. Franc relates details concerning editing the new edition of Invitation to see .
 

Frankfurter, Alfred M., 1956

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with the editor and publisher of Art News in New York.
 

Fredlund, Björn, 1980

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with Fredlund from Göteborgs Konstmuseum in Sweden concerning Fredlund's visit toClark Art Institute.
 

Friedenberg, Daniel M., 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 thank-you letter to Held from the president of John-Platt Enterprises.
 

Frinta, Mojmir S. (Mojmir Svatopluk), 1973

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Futter, Ellen V., 1981-1991

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 2 letters from Held and 1 letter to Held. Held congratulates Futter to her appointment as president of Barnard College.
Box 9, Folder 8

Sean Gallagher - A. F. Grunwald

 

Gallagher, Sean, 1986

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the pianist.
 

Garff, Jan, 1968, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held (1968) and 1 letter from Held (1988). Correspondence with Garff at Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, Denmark concerning attribution of several artworks.
 

Garrett, Stephen, 1982

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the director of J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu, Calif.
 

Gatling, Eva Ingersoll, 1960, 1967

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held concerning a Rubens sketch at Des Moines Art Center and paintings attributed to Lucas Cranach, Hendrick Cornelisz Vroom, Martino Altomonte, and Anthony van Dyck in the collection of Heckscher Museum in Huntington, Long Island.
 

Gealt, Adelheid M., 1985

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with the curator at Indiana University Art Museum regarding artwork by Jacob Adriaensz Backer and Francesco Zaganelli.
 

Geis, Darlene, 1973

Scope and Content Note

4 items (5 leaves): 2 letters to Held from the assistant to Harry N. Abrams, 1 letter from Held, and a photocopy of a letter by Irma Grabhorn (wife of Edwin Grabhorn). Correspondence concerning the attribution of a painting to Velázques.
 

Gerszi, Teréz, 1967

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Szépmuvészeti Múzeum in Budapest regarding a drawing by Hans Friedrich Schorer.
 

Gifford, Melanie, 1979, 1999

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held from an art conservator.
 

Gillham, Carol C., 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the Ackland Art Museum in Chapel Hill, N.C. regarding the attribution of an artwork to Cornelis Schut. Gillham mentions a drawing by Jan van [Johannes] Boekhorst at the National Gallery.
 

Glenn, Constance W., 1986

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the director of California State University, Long Beach.
 

Gochenour, Carol, 1979

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with Brattlecoro Museum & Art Center in Brattleboro, Vt. regarding an exhibition of drawings from Held's private collection.
 

Goldblatt, Emily, 1994

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Goldblatt at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University.
 

Golden, Martha Hester, 1965

Scope and Content Note

2 items (3 leaves): 1 letter from Held and 1 letter to Held concerning an unpublished text by Erika Tietze-Conrat.
 

Goldin, Judah, 1968

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held concerning Held's nephew Ariel Bloch.
 

Golffing, Francis, 1991-1992

Scope and Content Note

4 letters to Held. Golffing writes about his various research projects, including his study of iconography of Lot's wife. Annotated by Held.
 

Goodmann, Jonathan, 1986

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondance concerning attribution to Rembrandt of a painting Christ carrying the Crucifix, from a Peruvian collection.
 

Gordon, Cynthia, 1995

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with a former student of Held's at Barnard College.
 

Gottlieb, Carla, 1967

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held concerning iconography of Christ in Flemish painting and Neumeister's research on Lucas Cranach.
 

Grabski, Józef, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held concerning reprints.
 

Graham, F. Lanier, 1994

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held. Held comments on Graham's book the Search for the lost Leonardo .
 

Grand Union (Firm), 1991

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held addressed to the Manager of the Grand Union [supermarket?] in Bennington, Vt. concerning food waste.
 

Grayson, Marion L., 1980

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from a curator at Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Fla.
 

Grebanier, Bernard, 1966

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held regarding Rubens attribution of a painting owned by Consuelo U. Ford. Annotated by Held.
 

Griffing, Robert P., 1954-1965

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5 items: 3 letters to Held and 2 letters from Held. Correspondence with a curatorial consultant at Honolulu Academy of Arts regarding a painting attributed to Gerard Thomas and a drawing by Johann Liss.
 

Glick, Paula, 1972

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Capricorn Galleries in Bethesda, Md. asking for offprints of Held's essays.
 

Grunwald, A. F., 1966

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held asking for opinion about a portrait painting of William II Prince of Orange, attributed to van Dyck.
Box 9, Folder 9

Yvonne Hackenbroch - Cockie Hyde

 

Hackenbroch, Yvonne, 1973

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held regarding a portrait rendered in the manner of Juan Pantoja de la Cruz.
 

Hahn, Karin, 1970

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Raggi-Verlag in Zurich.
 

Hall, Helen B., 1950

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with a curator at University of Michigan Museum of Art in Ann Arbor regarding attribution of a painting to Johann Heinrich Tischbein the Elder.
 

Halm, Peter, 1965

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Halm offers for sale a watercolour by [Johann Conrad?] Dorner. Annotated by Held.
 

Hamilton, George Heard, 1972-1994

Scope and Content Note

6 items (7 leaves): 2 letters from Held and 4 letters to Held. Correspondence with the director of Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass. Discussed is the 1981 Monet symposium in Paris, especially David Rosand's session on the aging artist. Held's letter from 1985, April 24 is typed on verso of a letter by Diane DeGrazia at National Gallery regarding Francoise Forster-Hahn's research on Adolph Menzel.
 

Hartford, Huntington, 1964

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter from Held to Hartford and 1 letter to Held from Sally Merz at Gallery of Modern Art in Columbus Circle in New York.
 

Haug, Ingrid, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held and 1 letter to Held. Correspondence concerning Held's article for Reallexikon zur deutschen Kunstgeschichte .
 

Hausherr, Reiner, 1982

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from an art history professor at Freie Universität Berlin.
 

Havenith family, 1993-1995

Scope and Content Note

7 items (11 leaves): 1 letter to Held and 5 letters from Held [photocopies]. Correspondence with the Havenith family (Eliane, Denise, and Alfred) in Antwerp, Belgium. Enclosed is a note from 1915 about Antwerp by Adolf Held [typed, in English].
 

Hawkins, Dempsey, 1994

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 2 letters to Held from a prison inmate, Held's note about Hawkins, and Held's letter to Harry N. Abrams Inc. in New York.
 

Hechtl, C., 1993

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from a former resident of Mosbach.
 

Hegle, Berit, 1979

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 1 letter to Held, a copy of a letter to Hegle from Arnout Balis at Nationaal Centrum voor de Plastische Kunsten van de 16de en de 17de eeuw in Antwerp, and printed matter. Correspondence concerning the attribution of an oil sketch to Rubens.
 

Heinemann, Rudolf, 1965

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence regarding copyright permission for images of paintings by [Jean -Etienne?] Liotard from Heinemann's private collection.
 

Heisner, Beverly, 1975-1976

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Heisner asks for a photograph of a drawing attributed to Anthony van Dyck. Her letter is annotated by Held.
 

Herbert, Robert L. 1968, 1977

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held from the charman at Yale University, Dept. of the History of Art.
 

Hertzsch, Walter, 1991-1992

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held from the editor at Seemann Velag in Leipzig. Hertzsch relates details concerning the privatization of Seeman Verlag.
 

Hevesi, Max, 1936

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the art dealer in Vienna, Austria regarding paintings by Jacob Jordaens. With a mention of Otto Burchart and [?] Mondschein.
 

Hinnant, Rick, 1983

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held and a color photograph of a painting. Hinnant inquires about attribution of the painting to Rubens. Annotated by Held. [Color photograph is shelved in Box 159.]
 

Hirsh, Sharon L., 1983-1992

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held and a circular from Fine Arts Department at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa. With a mention of Kahren Hellersted's lecture on Rembrandt. The circular is an announcement of Peter Lukehart's appointment as director of the Trout Gallery.
 

Hobson, Joan, 1986

Scope and Content Note

2 items (3 leaves): 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with Museum of Fine Arts in Boston regarding Held's participation in Braillard lectures.
 

Hofrichter, Frima Fox, 1980

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held regarding Held's advisory role in the exhibition The rise of Dutch Baroque: art in Haarlem 1585-1635 shown at Rutgers University Art Gallery. Annotated by Held.
 

Hofstede Müller, A. , 1984

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the widow of Cornelius Müller Hofstede regarding artwork by Oskar Begas and Paul Meyerheim owned by Held's family and its significance for the Jewish Museum in Berlin [Berlin Museum. Jüdische Abteilung].
 

Houser, Caroline, 1999

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Howard, Edith, 1982

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Hunningher, Benjamin, 1954

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the theater scholar. Hunningher writes about Jan Neuye's 1669 play De gewroke Lucretia, of Romen in vryheit . He also mentions works by Geeraert van Velsen and Dirck Pietersz Pers, including Pers's 1624 poem "Lucretia, ofte, Het beeld der eerbaerheydt".
 

Hunter, Sam 1960

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held regarding Held's services as a consultant to Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
 

Hyde, Cockie, 1984

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from former Barnard student. Hyde writes about Hyde Collection's interest in collecting art pottery and ceramics. She mentions the sculptor Toshiko Takaezu, and the ceramists Hui Ka Kwong and Bennet Bean.
Box 10

Christian Adolf Isermeyer-Diane H. Russell

Box 10, Folder 1

Christian Adolf Isermeyer-Thomas Junker

 

Isermeyer, Christian Adolf, 1968

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held from the art historian at Kunstgeschichtliches Seminar, Universität Hamburg. Isermeyer refers to an oil sketch by Rubens from the Holford collection. He also mentions his research on altar paintings by Rubens, and his book on hunting scenes in Rubens's paintings.
 

Janson, Anthony F., 1979

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held from curator at Indianapolis Museum of Art concerning a painting by Jacob Jordaens.
 

Joho, Helmut, 1995-1997

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held.
 

Jordan, Marc, 1992

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with editor at Phaidon Press Limited in London.
 

Junker, Thomas, 1994

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held regarding Junker's study of the impact of Nazi ideology on bio-historical research in Germany between 1933 to 1945.
Box 10, Folder 2

Alice Mannheim Kaplan - Gloria Kury

 

Kaplan, Alice M., 1972-1995

Scope and Content Note

6 items: 1 letter to Held from Alice Manheim Kaplan, 2 letters from Held, Held's letter to Kaplan Fund in New York (Joan K. Davidson), ephemera and a press clipping. Kaplan mentions several drawings in her collection.
 

Kaplan, Jack, 1976

Scope and Content Note

2 items: a letter and a note from Held concerning publishing of his book on oil sketches by Rubens. With a mention of Ted [Theodore S. Amussen] Amussen at National Gallery of Art.
 

Kaplan, Sidney, 1964-1990

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held concerning Rubens's paintings Negro heads [Four studies of a male head ] and The Adoration of the Magi, and a painting titled Baigneurs by Michaël [Michiel] Sweerts. Annotated by Held.
 

Kaufmann, Arthur, 1964-1965

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning Brian O'Doherty's New York Times review of an exhibion held at the Barnard College.
 

Kaumheimer, Elizabeth, 1994

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Kelpe, Susan E., 1980

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with the editor at University of Missouri Press concerning Martin Pops' book Vermeer.
 

Kenendy, Ian, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Simon Dickson Inc. in London.
 

Kent, Mrs. 1981-1984

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Mrs. Dassau Kent and 1 letter from Held. Kent relates details regarding provenance of a portrait of John of Nassau by Anthony van Dyck.
 

Kessler, Charles S., 1967

Scope and Content Note

3 letters to Held regarding Kessler's research on Max Beckmann.
 

Kettlewell, James K., 1957

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with Kettlewell at Department of Art and Archaeology at University of Toronto concerning attribution of a drawing of St. John and Christ to Rubens. Annotated by Held.
 

Kisters, Friedrich, 1997

Scope and Content Note

2 items: wedding invitation with a thank-you letter to Held; and a wedding photograph.
 

Kieve, Rudolph, 1981

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held from a former resident of Mosbach, and reply letter from Held.
 

Kimpel, Ben, 1987?

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 3 letters to Held, and a typescript bibliography of Kimpel's works. Annotated by Held.
 

Kirby, Peggy Jo D., 1962

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the registrar at North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh concerning a landscape painting attributed to Rembrandt. With a mention of the artist [Hercules?] Seghers and the art historian Otto Benesch.
 

Kissinger, Henry, 1985

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held to Henry Kissinger in New York. Held mentions donating his family papers to the Leo Baeck Institute.
 

Klessmann, Rüdiger, 1983-1992

Scope and Content Note

3 items (6 leaves): 1 letter to Held and 2 letters from Held. Correspondence concerning attribution of several landscape paintings to Rembrandt, [Hercules?] Seghers and Joose de Momper. Klessmann invites Held to a symposium at Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum in Braunschweig.
 

Klosty, Mack G., 1984

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Koch, Georg Friedrich, 1982

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held regarding Held's withdrawal from participation in the 18th Deutscher Kunsthistorikertag in Kassel.
 

Koch, Robert A., 1979

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the art historian.
 

Koslow, Susan Rosen, 1980

Scope and Content Note

1 item: a wedding announcement inscribed by Koslow who mentions her interest in Flemish paintings of animals.
 

Kostyshyn, Stephen J., 1986-1987

Scope and Content Note

4 items (11 leaves): 3 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Concerning Kostyshyn's research on Peeter Baltens [Peeter Baltens alias Custodis of Antwerp]. In his letter from 21 Oct. 1986 Kostyshyn extensively describes his research on Baltens (8 leaves). With a mention of a painting by Bruegel at Hampton Court.
 

Kouwenhoven, Gerrit, 1993

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the son of John Kouwenhoven; added in handwriting to Catherine H. Capen's letter to Held. Capen writes about the progress of her mentally retarded sister and thanks Held for his financial support.
 

Kouwenhoven, John Atlee, 1980-1988

Scope and Content Note

9 letters to Held (10 leaves).
 

Krempel, León, 1996

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held concerning a painting by Pieter Verelst in the Rusche collection [Sammlung Rusche].
 

Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1979-1980

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 2 letters to Held from Mary M. Davis at the Samuel H. Kress Foundation and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning the foundation's financial support to Held.
 

Kropik, E., 1977-1979

Scope and Content Note

3 items (4 leaves): 1 letter to Held and 2 letters from Held, including 1 to the firm Antiquitäten Ernst Kunsthaus am Theater in Saarbrücken. Correspondence regarding attribution of a painting to Anthony van Dyck or to Rubens.
 

Kropik, Heinz, 1985

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held concerning two paintings by Rubens.
 

Kühn, Margarete, 1965-1968

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held concerning his essays issued in Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte .
 

Kunin, Madeleine, 1996, undated

Scope and Content Note

2 items: a letter from Held and a card from Kunin.
 

Kunz, Armin, 1991

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held regarding Kunz's art history studies in Berlin and his research of Lucas Cranach.
 

Kuretsky, Susan Donahue, 1981-1982

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 2 letters to Held and 2 letters from Held. Kuretsky invites Held to give a lecture on Rembrandt at Vassar College.
 

Kurtz, Mary Solimena, 1983

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with the collage artist regarding promotion of her artwork.
 

Kury, Gloria, 1982

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from a student at Vassar College concerning Luca Signorelli's painting Court of Pan. Extensively annotated by Held.
Box 10, Folder 3

Mary Ellen Lalli - Bridget G. Lyons

 

Lalli, Mary Ellen, 1986

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence regarding attribution of a painting to Rubens.
 

Lamas, Luis R., 1972

Scope and Content Note

5 items (8 leaves): 2 letters to Held and 3 letters from Held. Correspondence regarding attribution of a painting titled Judgment of Paris to Rubens. Annotated by Held.
 

Landau, David, 1983

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held from the art historian.
 

Lanes, Jerrold, 1964-1965

Scope and Content Note

7 items (11 leaves): 3 letters to Held and 2 letters from Held. With photocopies. Lanes asks Held to write two books on Northern Renaissance painting and graphic arts.
 

Laskin, Myron, 1967

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held regarding Held's opinion of an artwork.
 

Lauts, Jan, 1964, 1986

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2 letters to Held from Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe. Lauts mentions his acquisition of a painting by Cornelis van Dalem.
 

Lawrence, Cynthia, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held concerning her research on the tomb of bishop Michaël Ophovius in St. Paul church, Antwerp.
 

Leahy, Patrick J., 1991

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held to Senator Leahy protesting against national draft for military service.
 

Lee, Natalie H., 1995

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held concerning the painting Allegory of folly by Massys.
 

Lee, Sherman E., 1965

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the director of Cleveland Museum of Art concerning Raymond Barrio's article issued in Art and Architecture .
 

Leemans, Hertha, 1968

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held with a photocopy of Held's reply on verso. Leemans relates details regarding her work on an inventory of Saint Gummarus church in Lier, especially the artwork by Crispin van den Broeck and Cornelis van der Geest.
 

Leo, Jane S., 1979

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held regarding a drawing attributed to Paul Bril at William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art in Kansas City, Mo.
 

Lewine, Carol, 1979

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Licht, Ira, 1979

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 1 letter to Held and 2 letters from Held. Correspondence with the director of Lowe Art Museum in Coral Gables, Fla. Included are Held's commentary on paintings and sculptures in the collection of Claire Mendel, and a checklist of the artwork extensively annotated by Held.
 

Liebaers, Herman, 1972, 1994

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held.
 

Fürst von Liechtenstein, 1966

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held asking for permission to see oil sketches by Rubens in the collection of the House of Liechtenstein.
 

Limouze, Dorothy, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Limouze mentions her essay on Aegidius Sadeler and the relation of imitation theory to reproductive engraving. Annotated by Held.
 

Lindsay, Kenneth C., 1965

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held from the chairman of Art History Department at Harpur College in Binghampton, N.Y. regarding lectures.
 

Lisser, Carolyn de, 1983

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held. De Lisser mentions a painting attributed to Artus Wolfert.
 

Löffler, Fritz, 1963

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held to the author of Das alte Dresden . Held mentions watercolors of Dresden signed C. G. Hammer [Christian Gottlob Hammer?] in his private collection.
 

Lohse, Bruno, 1965-1967

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held concerning publishing artwork by Johann Georg Platzer in Held's private collection in Kindlers Malerei Lexikon.
 

Lombaerde-Fabri, Ria and Piet, 1982

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. With a mention of a terracotta portrait of Peiresc.
 

Loridan, Marie Louise, 1984

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held.
 

Lovell, Ellen McCulloch, 1993

Scope and Content Note

1 thank-you letter to Held.
 

Lücke, Hans-Karl, 1980

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the chairman of Department of Fine Art at University of Toronto regarding an honorarium.
 

Lukehart, Peter M., 1996

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the director of Trout Gallery at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa.
 

Luksus, Tzaims, 1996-1997

Scope and Content Note

6 items (19 leaves): 2 letters to Held, 2 letters from Held, printed matter, and draft of Luksus's essay on Bronzino and Allori (14 leaves), annotated by Held.
 

Lyons, Bridget Gellert, 1980

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter from Held and a postcard to Held, extensively annotated by Held on verso. Held comments on a paper by Patricia Meyer on "Stuart masques".
Box 10, Folder 4

Thomas J. McCormick - Neil MacLaren

 

McCormick, Thomas J. (Thomas Julian), 1968-1983

Scope and Content Note

4 letters to Held from professor of art history at Wheaton College in Nortoin, Mass.
 

McIntosh, Dick, 1986

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

McKee, Lucie, 1993?

Scope and Content Note

1 item: poetic text titled "Seamstress". Annotated by Held.
 

McKendry, John J., 1972

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning drawings by Jan Goeree reproduced in engraving in François Jacques Deseine's book Beschryving van oud en niew Rome (Amsterdam, 1704) and on the title page of Acta Germanica .
 

MacKintosh, Millicent, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

MacLaren, Neil, 1973

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Sotheby & Co. in London regarding a Rubens sketch.
Box 10, Folder 5

Maddalena - Lily Milroy

 

Maddalena [?], 1993

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held. In French. Photocopy.
 

Mackor, Adri, 1996-1999

Scope and Content Note

ca. 11 items (22 leaves): 2 letters and 1 postcard to Held ,1 letter from Held, photocopy of Mackor's essay on Marinus van Reymerswaele's Tax collectors, and illustrated matter. Correspondence concerning Mackor's dissertation on the Dutch painter Marinus van Reymerswaele.
 

Mallory, Nina A., 1968-1995

Scope and Content Note

3 letters to Held.
 

Mandel, Marianna and Daniel, 1980

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Manley, Otto, 1980-1983

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 1 letter to Held, 1 letter from Held, and printed matter (brochure of an exhibition of artwork by Joseph Floch at Galerie Würthle in Vienna in 1981).
 

Mann, Dena K., 1999

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Dena Kranowitz Mann, a former student of Held at Barnard College.
 

Maroger, Jacques, 1952

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held regarding Ajax et Cassandre by Rubens.
 

Marrow, James H., 1981

Scope and Content Note

6 items: 3 letters to Marrow from E. de Jongh from Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht, J. Bruyn from Kunsthistorisch Instituut der Universiteit van Amsterdam, and from Held; 1 letter to Held from Marrow; and 2 color photographs. Scholarly exchange concerning a 15th century engraving.
 

Mashek, Joseph, 1973

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Mayer, Ben, 1987, 1994

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held.
 

Mayer, Reinhard, 1995

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Mayer writes about restoration of paintings. His letter is annotated by Held.
 

Mayer-Meintschel, Annaliese, 1996

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to John Walsh at the J. Paul Getty Museum, with added text addressed to Held.
 

Mehnert, Karl-Heinz, 1968

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held concerning a drawing attributed to Jacob Jordaens in the collection of Museum der bildenden Künste zu Leipzig.
 

Melion, Walter S., 1993

Scope and Content Note

3 items (16 leaves): 1 letter to Held, 1 letter from Held, and Melion's paper "Self-Imaging and Virtu in Hendrick Goltzius's Pietá of 1598" (typescript) given at Historians of Netherlandish Art Conference in Boston.
 

Mende, Mathias, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning Mende's research on forgeries of Dürer letters [fiktive Dürer-Briefe].
 

Internationale Mendelsohn-Stiftung e.V., 1996

Scope and Content Note

1 thank-you letter to Held.
 

Menten, D., 1973

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 2 letters to Held, 1 letter from Held, and 1 color slide. Correspondence rich in detail concerning Menten's collection of paintings, especially artwork by Peter Lely and Anthony van Dyck.
 

Middendorf, John William, 1967, 1976

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence regarding two paintings by Frans Hals and a Rembrandt portrait offered by Middendorf to the J. Paul Getty Museum. Held expresses his opinion about a painting by Abraham Dircks Santvoort.
 

Milkovich, Michael, 1979, undated

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence regarding several artworks at Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tenn.
 

Miller, Gillian, 1992

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held to the editor of Alumni Chronicle at Southern Vermont College regarding proper usage of Latin language.
 

Milroy, Lily, 1979, undated

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held. Milroy writes about her various research projects. Annotated by Held.
Box 10, Folder 6

Albert P. de Mirimonde - Mary L. Meyers

 

Mirimonde, Albert P. de, 1979

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held regarding drawings by Theodoor van Thulden.
 

Mitchell, George J., 1994

Scope and Content Note

3 items (19 leaves): 1 letter from Held, 1 letter to Held, and 1 offprint (photocopy, 17 leaves). Correspondence with Senator Mitchell regarding a transcript of the "Joint hearings on the Iran-contra investigation", testimony of Oliver L. North, from July 13, 1987.
 

Mitsch, Erwin, 1978

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning drawings in Graphische Sammlung Albertina. Annotated by Held.
 

Moffitt, John F. (John Francis), 1974

Scope and Content Note

3 items (7 leaves): 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Scholarly discussion concerning 17th century art in Spain, particularily paintings by Velázques, and the emblematic meaning of 17th century Dutch art.
 

Molen, Joh. R. ter, 1979

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the curator at Museum Boymans-van Beuningen in Rotterdam regarding a drawing attributed to Hans von Aachen. Also discussed is Molen's work on the Dutch goldsmith Paulus van Vianen.
 

De Montebello, Philippe, 1983

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. With a mention of Walter Liedtke and the painting Quintus Fabius Maximus.
 

Moore, John, 1982

Scope and Content Note

1 letter (3 leaves) to Held from John Moore at Department of Biology at University of California, Riverside.
 

Moyse, Blanche, 1960

Scope and Content Note

1 thank-you letter to Held.
 

Jaki Mozetic, Barbara, 1994

Scope and Content Note

2 items (3 leaves): 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with the curator of paintings at National Gallery in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Held declines her invitation to contribute to the Festschrift for Ksenija Rozman.
 

Muller, Jeff, 1984

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Muller writes about his scholarly work and reviewing books by other art historians, mainly of Lisa Vergara's book on Rubens. The verso of Held's letter is a photocopy of three late 19th/early 20th century photographs showing unidentified sitters: a young boy, a young man, and a group of three children. One of the photographs is inscribed in German in Sütterlin.
 

Mundy, James, 1973

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning Mundy's essay on the Martyrdom of St. Hippolitus.
 

Munhall, Edgar, 1973, 1986, undated

Scope and Content Note

4 items (7 leaves): 1 letter from Held, 2 letters to Held, and 2 notes by Held. Correspondence concerning B.P.J. [Bernardus Petrus Jozef] Broos' essay on Rembrandt's painting known as the Polish rider.
 

Myers, Mary L., 1998

Scope and Content Note

2 items (3 leaves): a letter and a postcard to Held from the art historian. Myers mentions an unidentified drawing and her essay on Christoffel Jegher.
Box 10, Folder 7

Christian Michael Nebehay - Isa North-Hunningher [?]

 

Nebehay, Christian Michael, 1972

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held to the art dealer in Vienna. Held mentions a drawing by Koloman Moser.
 

Neff, Terry Ann R., 1974-1995

Scope and Content Note

10 items (16 leaves): 5 letters to Held, 3 letters from Held, Neff's curriculim vitae, and a family photograph. Personal correspondence. Neff also details her professional career.
 

Néger, Jean, 1964

Scope and Content Note

3 letters to Held. Néger seeks Held's opinion regarding an artwork attributed to Hans Holbein the Younger or Thomas [Tobias?] Stimmer.
 

Nemlich, Keith, 1994

Scope and Content Note

2 letters (3 leaves) to Held. Nemlich writes about his research on Rubens, and details his professional career.
 

Neubauer, Darle and Jost, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Neumeyer, Peter F., 1994

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the son of the German actor Alfred Neumeyer.
 

Nevins, John P., 1985, undated

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 1 letter to Held, 1 letter from Held, photocopy of Cornelis Hofstede de Groot's statement authenticating a portrait painting by Michiel van Miereveld, and printed matter concerning a landscape painting by George Michel.
 

Newton, H. Travers, 1987-1991

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 3 letters from Newton to Held, and a letter to Newton from Hans Vlieghe at Nationaal Centrum voor de Plastische Kunsten van de XVIde en XVIIde Eeuw in Antwerp.
 

The New York Times, 1958

Scope and Content Note

1 letter (2 leaves, carbon copy): Held comments on a New York Times obituary for Max J. Friedländer.
 

Nieuwenhuis, Eric Domela, 1996

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held regarding a seal on a painting by Paulus Moreelse at Ponce Art Museum.
 

Nichols, Lawrence W., 1992

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning Hans Jantzen's article on Jan Gossaert and Hendrik Goltzius published in 1911 in Monatshefte.
 

Nicklos, Gordon E., 1963

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence regarding a painting attributed to David Teniers.
 

Nicolson, Benedict, 1968-1973

Scope and Content Note

3 letters to Held from Burlington Magazine Publications Ltd. in London regarding various reviews by Held.
 

Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1979-1984

Scope and Content Note

3 letters (5 leaves) to Held.
 

Niklasch, Eva, 1986

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Heilbronn, Germany regarding Wolf Manasse. With a mention of a book on Jews in Heilbronn by Hans Franke.
 

Nochlin, Linda, 1983

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Held comments on Nochlin's lecture on the image of the working woman in art. With a mention of Jules Breton.
 

North-Hunningher, Isa [?] 1986

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from a former student at Barnard College.
Box 10, Folder 8

Lisa Oehler - Manuel Ortiz Lopez

 

Oehler, Lisa, 1969-1984

Scope and Content Note

5 letters to Held. Oehler thanks Held for his advise to Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Kassel regarding a Dürer drawing.
 

Ollinger-Zinque, Gisèle, 1968

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning a sketchbook by James Ensor. Annotated by Held.
 

Olson, Roberta J. M., 1986

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Held mentions Olson's discovery of Halley's comet in Giotto's Adoration. Annotated by Held.
 

Oppenheim, Irving J., 1980-1986

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held concerning drawings in Oppenheim's collection.
 

O'Reilly, William Edward, 1984

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the art dealer [Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, Inc. in New York]. With a mention of a painting by Alfred Henry Maurer.
 

Ortiz Lopez, Manuel, 1968

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held concerning Rubens's formula to prepare paint. Annotated by Held.
Box 10, Folder 9

Bernard G. Palitz - Carol Purtle

 

Palitz, Bernard G., 1984

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held.
 

Pancoast, Virgilia H., 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held regarding a reference published in IFAR [International Foundation for Art Research] reports.
 

Parke, Martha Leslie, 1993

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the artist. Parke describes how old masters paintings inspire her own work.
 

Parkhurst, Charles, 1966

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with the director of Baltimore Museum of Art regarding a painting by Joachim Wtewael.
 

Parshall, Peter W., 1969

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the art historian at Warburg Institute in London. Parshall relates details concerning his work on iconographic sources in work by Lucas van Leyden.
 

Parsons, Robert L., 1960

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence regarding a Rubens painting at DeEtte Holden Cummer Museum Foundation in Jacksonville, Fla.
 

Paul, Eberhard, 1995, undated

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter to Held (with photocopy) from an art historian in Leipzig. Paul seeks Held's opinion on Rubens' painting Christ carrying the cross. Annotated by Held.
 

Peardon, Tom, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Peardon mentions Held's essay on Edward Hicks.
 

Peckham, John Ford, 1969

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Pelz, Edward and Caroline Duncombe, 1993

Scope and Content Note

A circular letter.
 

Perlove, Shelley Karen, 1997

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held. Held mentions that he owns Vision of Daniel, illustrated in Menasseh ben Israel's book Piedra Gloriosa .
 

Perre, Paul van der, 1959

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held and 1 letter to Held. Correspondence concerning the poor condition of a woodcut by Christoffel Jegher.
 

Peters, Albert Edward, 1983-1991

Scope and Content Note

4 items (7 leaves): 3 letters to Held from an artist. With Peters's curriculim vitae.
 

Peters, Susan D., 1985

Scope and Content Note

1 letter (2 leaves) to Held. Peters mentions her research on Elizabeth McCausland.
 

Placzek, Adolf K., 1986, 1993

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held from the art historian.
 

Pfister, Hermann, 1985-1987

Scope and Content Note

5 items (8 leaves): 3 letters to Held and 2 letters from Held. Personal correspondence.
 

Pittman, Geraldine, 1981

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held regarding his lecturing at Marlboro College in Marlboro, Vt.
 

Pomerantz, Louis, 1965

Scope and Content Note

6 items (8 leaves): 2 letters to Held, 1 letter from Held, Held's letter to Robert L. Feller at the Mellon Institute, and a list of slides. Correspondence concerning Held's lecture held at the ICC [International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works] in Philadelphia. [See related correspondence filed under Mellon Institute in Box 14, F. 20.]
 

Pope-Hennessy, John Wyndham, Sir, 1983

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Held accepts invitation to join the consulting committee for Age of Caravaggio exhibition organized at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
 

Preston, Frances Lawrence, 1993

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held. Held comments on Preston's dissertation on Rembrandt.
 

Prinz, Wolfram, 1972

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the art historian regarding Prinz's essay published in Art Bulletin.
 

Promey, Sally M., 1995

Scope and Content Note

3 items (4 leaves): 2 letters to Held from an art history teacher at University of Maryland in College Park, Md., and her course work material. Promey seeks Held's permission to adapt his text Pictures will answer for her teaching of art history.
 

Purtle, Carol, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 letter (2 leaves) to Held. Purtle describes the reception of Held's lecture by art history students at Memphis State University.
Box 10, Folder 10

André Racz - Michael Rohe

 

Racz, André, 1983-1986

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held. Personal correspondence.
 

Ragle, Thomas B., 1972

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held acknowledging Held's gift to Marlboro College.
 

Randall, Julie, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. With a mention of an article about the "Melnikas art fraud" [Anthony Melinkas].
 

Rausen, Lili, 1980

Scope and Content Note

1 letter (2 leaves) to Held.
 

Ravenel, Gaillard F., 1982

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with the chief of design and installation at National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, concerning a copy after Rubens.
 

Regteren Altena, I. Q. van (I. Quirijn), 1969-1970

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held.
 

Reichling, Helmut, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Zweibrücker Kulturgutstiftung Gehrlein-Fuchs concerning a portrait painting of Mrs. Gravaghi by Johann Christian von Mannlich. With a mention of the composer Christoph Willibald Gluck.
 

Reichsman, Franz, 1984

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. With a mention of "Mama and Papa Tietze".
 

Reif, Jo-Ann, 1991-1996

Scope and Content Note

5 items (8 leaves): 4 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with a former student at Barnard College. Held comments on Reif's dissertation on Thomas Mann and Arnold Schönberg. Reif mentions a Rubens painting owned by de Gunzburg family in Paris.
 

Reinecker, Hans A., 1993

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Karen Blake on behalf of Hans A. Reinecker concerning a Rubens painting.
 

Reznicek, E. K. J. (Emil Karel Josef), 1964

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence rich in detail concerning Flemish and Dutch drawings. Held comments on Reznicek's catalog for an exhibition of drawings by Flemish and Dutch masters at the Uffizi.
 

Rhyne, Charles S., 1985

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning Rhyne's research on preliminary large oil sketches. Artists mentioned are van Dyck, Constable, and Watteau.
 

Rhyn, Jacqueline van, 1996

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from staff at Williams College Museum of Art regarding the painting Two heads by Alfred Henry Maurer.
 

Ricke-Immel, Ute, 1982

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the art historian. With a mention of Anthony van Dyck and Carl [Karl] Müller.
 

Riedl, Peter Anselm, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the art historian.
 

Rikala, Taina, 1991

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held following her interview with Held for an oral history project.
 

Riley, Richard, 1993

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held to the governor regarding Ellen Lovell's candidacy for the NEA [National Endowment for the Arts].
 

Rinehart, Sheila, 1978-1995

Scope and Content Note

7 items: 6 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held.
 

Reynolds, David P., 1983

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held to the Chairman of the Board and CEO of Reynolds Metals Building in Richmond, Va. asking the firm to establish a re-cycling plant in the North-East part of the country.
 

Robbins, Daniel, 1968

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held from the director of Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art in Providence announcing a retrospective exhibition of James Tissot.
 

Robertson, David, 1983, 1993

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held sent from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., and from Loyola University in Chicago. [See also correspondence filed in Box 13, F. 34.]
 

Robinson, Franklin W., 1981-1997

Scope and Content Note

5 letters to Held. Robinson mentions acquistion of several artworks for Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art in Itaka, N.Y.
 

Robinson, M. S. (Michael Strang), 1972

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held regarding Robinson's work on a catalog of paintings by father and son Willem van de Velde. With a mention of Duveen records. Annotated by Held.
 

Robinson, William W., 1979

Scope and Content Note

2 items (5 leaves): 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Scholarly discussion about the meaning of the gesture symbolizing silence in art, particularly in work by Nicolaes Maes and Jan Massys. Held mentions an essay by Waldemar Deonna.
 

Robison, Andrew, 1997

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held to the curator at National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.
 

Roedig, Bernd, 1967-1968

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held from the director of Museum des Siegerlandes in Siegen, Germany regardig Rubens sketches.
 

Rohe, Michael, 1993-1999

Scope and Content Note

19 items (20 leaves): 6 letters to Held, 4 letters from Held, 8 photographs, including 7 in color, and 1 color transparency. Correspondence with the art dealer in Munich concerning an Andromeda sketch sold at Dorotheum in Vienna, an oil sketch by Cornelis Schut, and an oil sketch of the Christ child sitting on the lap of the Virgin, with a monogram of Michiel Vriendt on the back of the panel. [Color photographs and color transparency are shelved in Box 159, F. 7.]
Box 10, Folder 11

Margaret Roland - H. Diane Russell

 

Roland, Margaret, 1972-1979

Scope and Content Note

5 items: 4 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence regarding Roland's dissertation on Anthony van Dyck. Discussed are Negro heads [Four studies of a male head ] , Crucifixion of St. Peter, and Drunken Silenus.
 

Romagnoli, Carlo, 1995

Scope and Content Note

11 items: 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning attribution of paintings Portrait of a woman to Giovanni Bernardo Carbone and Loth and his daughters to Anthony van Dyck. Included are reports regarding both paintings by Maurizio Marini, Carlo Romagnoli, Giusto Matzeu, and Cesare Bellini; a letter from Vermont National Bank to Romagnoli regarding a fee; a color transparency; and 2 photographs of the paintings, including on ein color. [Color photograph and color transparency are shelved in Box 159, F. 8.]
 

Rose, Anne C., 1994, undated

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 1 letter to Held, 1 letter from Held, and copy of a receipt. Rose invites Held to participate in a Penn State lecture series about the Holocaust.
 

Rose, Barbara, 1981

Scope and Content Note

6 items: 3 letters to Held and 3 letters from Held. Correspondence with the curator at Houston Museum of Fine Arts regarding plans for a Rubens exhibition. Rose mentions her talk on the influence of Rubens on American art and patricularly on the work of Jackson Pollock.
 

Rose, Eileen, 1973

Scope and Content Note

2 items (4 leaves): 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence regarding Antwerp's Golden Age, an exhibition organized by the Smithsonian Institution.
 

Rosen, Susan E., 1970

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held.
 

Rosenthal, Donald, 1979

Scope and Content Note

2 items: a letter to Held and printed matter from the curator at Memorial Art Gallery at University of Rochester regarding a painting by Jan Bruegel owned by Dr. Geib. Annotated by Held.
 

Rosenthal, Gertrude, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Rosenthal comments on Held's essay on aging artists published in Art Journal.
 

Rosenthal, Jane, 1981-1997, undated

Scope and Content Note

3 letters (5 leaves) to Held, including an undated letter [ca. 1953-1957?] concerning drawings by Rubens.
 

Rosin, Axel, 1979

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Rousseau, Theodore Jr., 1950

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held and 1 letter to Held. Correspondence with the curator of paintings at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York regarding a Rubens painting from the Koppel collection. [Also see items filed in Box 81, F.34.]
 

Röver-Kann, Anne, 1991

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Anne Röver-Kann at Kunsthalle Bremen regarding 362 drawings, including artwork by Rubens and van Dyck, removed [from Kunsthalle Bremen?] in 1945 and deposited at a museum in Moscow.
 

Rowlands, Eliot Wooldridge, 1981

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Rowlands, John, 1982

Scope and Content Note

2 items: 1 letter from Rowlands to Held and a letter from A. V. Griffith to Walter Strauss at Abaris Books in New York. Correspondence with Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum in London regarding photography permit for Illustrated Bartsch series.
 

Rozman, Ksenija, 1982, 1987, undated

Scope and Content Note

5 letters (6 leaves) to Held from Rozman at Narodna Galerija in Ljubljana. Rozman mentions artwork by Francesco Caucig, Van Dyck, and Paul Bril, and drawings by Ubaldo Gandolfi and Felice Giani from Held's collection at the Clark Art Institute.
 

Rubin, Ida Ely, 1982

Scope and Content Note

3 items (4 leaves): 1 letter to Held from Rubin and copies of Rubin's correspondence with the ambassador of Portugal in Greece Alfredo Lencastre da Veiga. Correspondence concerning attribution of an Adoration of the Magi painting to Rubens, and the topic of 17th century copies on copper.
 

Russell, Diane H., 1991

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the curator of old master prints at National Gallery of Art in washington D.C.: scheduling a meeting with Held at Clark Institute in Williamstown.
Box 11

Vadim A. Sadkov - Unidentified

Folder 1

Vadim A. Sadkov - Hein-Th. Schulze Altcappenberg

 

Sadkov, Vadim A., 1981, undated

Scope and Content Note

5 letters: Held to Armand Hammer, Dennis A. Gould to Held, Held to the Russian curator Sadkov, and 2 letters from Sadkov to Held. Correspondence regarding sending Oil sketches of Peter Paul Rubens to Sadkov.
 

Safire, William, 1993

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held to the New York Times Magazine regarding the metaphoric meaning of a bubble or a transparent container in paintings by Bosch and Bruegel.
 

Sakowski, Rainer, 1997

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held.
 

Salinger, Margaretta M., 1968-1973

Scope and Content Note

3 letters to Held from Salinger at Metropolitan Museum of Art concerning Theodore Rousseau's essay on "casket Iliad", and artwork by Rubens and Titian. With a mention of Michael Jaffé. Annotated by Held.
 

Sanguinetti, E. Frank (Eugene Frank), 1968

Scope and Content Note

1 thank-you letter to Held from the director of Utah Museum of Fine Arts in Salt Lake City concerning an artwork by Alexander Helwig Wyant. With a mention of an essay by Robert S. Olpin.
 

Sawyer, John E., 1972

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held and 2 letters from Held. Correspondence with the president of Williams College regarding honorary degree awarded to Held.
 

Scallen, Catherine, 1986-1990

Scope and Content Note

4 items: 3 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Scallen writes extensively about her interest in images of scholars by Rembrandt, and about her dissertation on Rembrandt's etchings of St. Jerome. She also relates details regarding Rubens attribution of the painting Four heads of a Negro [Four studies of a male head ] at J. Paul Getty Museum.
 

Schaar, [Eckard?], 1994

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held to Dr. Schaar regarding a copy of a drawing by Titian.
 

Schleif, Corine, 1993-1995

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Also present is Schleif's paper on the post-war relations between German and North American art historians read at the 1993 CAA conference, annotated by Held.
 

Schnackenburg, Bernhard, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. With a mention of [Joachim?] Beuckelaer.
 

Schöffler, R[?], 1993

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Darmstadt.
 

Schöffler, Hans, 1993-1997

Scope and Content Note

3 personal letters (4 leaves) to Held. Schöffler mentions meeting Held in Mosbach.
 

Scholz, János, 1969

Scope and Content Note

1 letter [from the cellist?] commenting on Held's essay about a Jacob Jordaens exhibition, published in the Burlington Magazine. [See also items filed in Box 63, F.11.]
 

Schüler-Kahn, Hanna, 1984, undated

Scope and Content Note

3 items (4 leaves): 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning the text for a tablet commemorating the 1938 destruction of the Mosbach Synagogue. Schüler-Kahn also comments on the cultural life and the political conflict in Israel. With a mention of Armand Hammer and the opening of an Armand Hammer exhibition at the Israel Museum.
 

Schulze Altcappenberg, Hein-Th., 1988-1989

Scope and Content Note

3 items: 1 letter to Held and 2 letters from Held. Correspondence concerning various drawings (Joannes Puyttinck, Joannes van Orley, Poelenburgh) in the collection of Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, including copies after Jordaens and Rubens.
Box 11, Folder 2

Anne A. Scitovsky - David R. Smith

 

Scitovsky, Anne A., 1987, 1992

Scope and Content Note

11 items (12 leaves): 7 letters to Held, 3 letters from Held, and 1 photograph. Correspondence with a former student at Barnard College.
 

Seilern, Antoine, Count, 1959, 1970

Scope and Content Note

2 thank-you letters to Held.
 

Selig, J. Daniel, 1975

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held regarding the Rubens attribution of an Orpheus and Eurydice painting in the collection of Reading Public Museum and Art Gallery. Annotated by Held.
 

Seller, M. Charles, 1983

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held scheduling Held's visit to Harrisburg. Only page 2 is present in the archive.
 

Shapiro, Michael, 1981

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the art historian. Shapiro writes about his teaching at Duke University.
 

Sheon, Aaron, 1979

Scope and Content Note

3 items (5 leaves): 2 letters to Held and Sheon's NEH [National Endowment for the Humanities] research proposal titled "Nineteenth-century art and mental illness".
 

Shestack, Alan, 1980

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the director of Yale University Art Gallery regarding exhibition of Hans Baldung Grien.
 

Shickman, Herman, 1990, 1996

Scope and Content Note

2 thank-you letters from Held.
 

Shifton, Anne, 1979, 1984

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held. Shifton mentions her artwork in enamel.
 

Simmel, Rivka, 1998

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning attribution of an oil sketch of Venus and Adonis to Rubens.
 

Simons, C. A. J., 1994

Scope and Content Note

2 items: Simons's inaugural lecture "Kiezen tussen verscheidenheid en uniformiteit", given at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, published by the Nederlands Normalisatie-instituut. With Simons's handwritten note to Held tipped in. Also present is Held's reply.
 

Simons, David, 1979-1988?

Scope and Content Note

5 letters (6 leaves) to Held from David Simons in Hague, Netherlands.
 

Sinnott, Francesca, 1993

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4 items (10 leaves): 1 letter from Held and 3 letters to Held. Personal correspondence with the sister-in-law of Fred Noske [Frits Noske?].
 

Sip, Jaromír, 1979

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1 letter from Held to the Czech art historian. Incomplete, only the first page is present in the archive.
 

Slatkes, Leonard, 1984

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Slatkes writes about his book Rembrandt and Persia , the painting Polish rider, and mentions his work for the Illustrated Bartsch series.
 

Souter, David, 1991

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Held's letter to the Supreme Court Justice on the occasion of his confirmation hearings.
 

Smith, David R., 1982

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from the art historian at University of New Hampshire in Durham. Smith mentions his two essays on Rembrandt.
Box 11, Folder 3

Barbara Bonner-Socarides - C. O. Swayzee

 

Socarides, Barbara Bonner, 1982

Scope and Content Note

3 items (4 leaves): Socarides invites Held to join the advisory board of her firm Bonner and Company.
 

Sonia [?], 1968

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Held to a student at Barnard College.
 

Soussloff, Catherine M., 1985

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1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with the art historian concerning old age styles.
 

Spangenberg, Kristin L., 1977-1978

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7 items: 4 letters to Held and 3 letters from Held. Correspondence with the curator at Cincinnati Art Museum concerning attribution of drawings in the museum's collection to Rubens, van Dyck, and Peter van Mol. Spangenberg's letters are annotated by Held.
 

Spear, Richard E., 1987, 1992

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3 items: 1 letter from Held to the editor of Art Bulletin, annotated typescript of Held's essay "Rembrandt's painting Jacob blessing Ephraim and Manasseh", and Spear's letter to Held.
 

Spector, Jack J., 1968, 1983

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2 letters to Held.
 

Spiro, M., 1986

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4 items: 2 letters to Held, including 1 copy and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning attribution of an oil sketch to Rubens. Annotated by Held.
 

Sprinson, Mary, 1980

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1 letter to Held from a research assistant at Metropolitan Museum of Art regarding an inscription.
 

Stahl, Harvey, 1984

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1 letter to Held regarding a symposium on old age styles.
 

Stampfle, Felice, 1968-1988

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3 letters to Held from the curator at Pierpont Morgan Library. Stampfle writes about the symbolic meaning of various attributes of Virtues.
 

Steadman, David W. (David Wilton), 1972

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1 letter to Held from Princeton University Art Museum regarding a manuscript. Steadman mentions the Devonshire Archduchess Isabella Clara and the Marchesa Lomellini Durazzo.
 

Stein, Adolphe, 1971

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2 letters to Held regarding attribution of a drawing from M. van Gelder collection to Rubens.
 

Stewart, J. Douglas, 1987

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1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with art history professor at Queen's University in Kingston, Canada. Held comments extensively on Stewart's review of Christopher Brown's book on van Dyck.
 

Strauss, Alice Hanauer, undated

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1 congratulatory letter to Held.
 

Strauss, Lewis L., 1954

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1 congratulatory letter to Held.
 

Sühnel, Rudolf, 1984

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2 items: 1 letter from Held and a press clipping. Held mentions a drawing by Daniel Chodowiecki which was possibly used to illustrate James Thomson's poem "Seasons".
 

Swayzee, C. O., 1989

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1 thank-you card to Held from a former student at Barnard College.
Box 11, Folder 4

Werner Taegert - Eleanor Tufts

 

Taegert, Werner, 1982

Scope and Content Note

3 items: Taegert's correspondence with Princeton University Press (Krysia Kolodziej) regarding reprinting of the Oil sketches of Peter Paul Rubens and 1 letter from Taegert to Held.
 

Tarica, Alain, 1982

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1 letter to Held from an art dealer in Paris.
 

Tatenhove, Janno van, undated

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1 letter from Held to Tatenhove at Prentenkabinet, Kunsthistorisch Instituut in Leiden concerning attribution of a drawing to Jan Goeree. Held mentions a drawing by De Wit from his private collection at the National Gallery in Washington.
 

Taylor, Sherril W., 1999?

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3 items (7 leaves): 1 thank-you letter to Held, a list of Taylor's career highlights and accomplishments, and a news release by Coltrin & Associates regarding Taylor.
 

Teetor, Katherine, 1984, 1997

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2 letters to Held.
 

Thomas Elliott, Eleanor, 1988

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6 items: 1 letter to Held, a photograph [of Eleanor Thomas Elliott?] with a male companion, a note, and press clippings regarding the death of Dorothy Read Thomas.
 

Tufts, Eleanor, 1980

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3 items: 1 letter to Tufts from Maurice Cope, 1 letter from Tufts to Held, and photocopy of a print by Diana Ghisi [i.e. Diana Scultori]. Cope's letter is annotated by Held. Correspondence concerning Ghisi's print in Cope's private collection.
Box 11, Folder 5

Horst Uhr - Charles T. Upjohn

 

Uhr, Horst, 1972

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1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence rich in detail concerning Uhr's dissertation research on Lovis Corinth.
 

Union Bank of Switzerland, 1979

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7 items (10 leaves): 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence concerning attribution of the painting Portrait of Thomas Howard, Earl of Arundel to Anthony van Dyck. Included are photocopies of opinions by Ludwig Burchard, Max J. Friedländer, Ludwig von Baldass, and Hermann Voss, and a typescript in German (4 pages) about the painting.
 

Upjohn, Charles T., 1973

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3 items (4 leaves): 1 letter to Held, 1 letter from Held, and a photograph of a portrait painting of Lawrence Sterne. Upjohn relates details regarding the provenance of the painting.
Box 11, Folder 6

R. W. G. Vail - Ary Bob de Vries

 

Vail, R. W. G. (Robert William Glenroie), 1951

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1 letter to Held from the director of New-York Historical Society regarding Held's article on Edward Hicks.
 

Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold., 1955

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3 items: 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence regarding Held's attribution of a painting to van [Jacob?] van Oost. With a mention of Theodor van Loon and an exhibition of Anthony van Dyck.
 

Veen, Stuyvesant van, 1971, undated

Scope and Content Note

2 letters to Held from the artist. With a mention of Daniel Goldberg and "the Ullendorffs".
 

Veldman, Ilja M., 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held. Veldman mentions his book on Martin van Heemskerck.
 

Veronee-Verhaegen, Nicole, 1990

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1 letter to Held.
 

Vermont Department of Corrections, 1980

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1 letter from Held and a press clipping.
 

Victoria and Albert Museum, 1932

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1 letter to Held, signed by van de Put regarding a photograph requested by Held. With a mention of Dr. Irene Adler from "Vienna Museum".
 

Voet, Léon, 1969, 1979

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4 items (6 leaves): 1 letter from Held, 2 letters to Held and minutes of the directors' meeting of American Friends of the Plantin-Moretus Museum (typescript). Correspondence with the director of Plantin-Moretus-Museum in Antwerp. [See also correspondence with American Friends of the Plantin-Moretus Museum filed in Box 13, F.2.]
 

Volz, Robert L., 1982

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1 letter to Held from the custodian at Chapin Library, Williams College.
 

Vries, A. B. de (Ary Bob), 1971-1973

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3 items: 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with the former director of Mauritshuis in Hague, Netherlands regarding attribution of various artworks to Rubens and van Dyck.
Box 11, Folder 7

Otto Wächter - Michael Wynne

 

Wächter, Otto, 1985

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3 items: 2 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with a conservator at Österreichische Nationalbibliothek in Vienna regarding an oil sketch. With a photocopy of the artwork.
 

Wallade, Ruth, 1982

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1 letter to Held.
 

Walsh, Maureen S., 1987

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1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Held writes about aspects of methodical processes by which attributions and exclusions are made.
 

Wankmüller, Rike, 1974-1975

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2 letters to Held from Oberfinanzdirektion München. Included is a list of oil sketches by Rubens which the Central Collecting Point returned to their previous locations between 1945 and 1947. Annotated by Held.
 

Warburg Institute, undated

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1 letter to Held from Carla Lord at American Friends of the Warburg Institute in New York soliciting financial support.
 

Watering, Willem L. van de, 1968

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2 letters to Held from Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie in Hague, Netherlands concerning transcription and translation of a poem by Jacob Cats and the seal in a portrait by Arnoldus van Ravensteyn.
 

Weber, Bruce, 1984

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1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence with a curator at Norton Gallery & School of Art in West Palm Beach, Fla. Held lists several silverpoint drawings in his collection.
 

Wedenberg, Erik, 1987

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2 items: 1 letter to Held from the Swedish scientist and a color photograph of Wedenberg's house. Wedenberg writes about his research on hearing impairment in children. Annotated by Held. [Color photograph is shelved in Box 159, F. 9.]
 

Weeks, Edward F., 1984

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1 letter to Held from a curator at Birmingham Museum of Art concerning attribution of a drawing to Rubens. With a mention of Giuliano Cesari's collection of old master drawings.
 

Wegmann, Frederick, undated

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1 letter to Held.
 

Weil, Phoebe, 1992-1996

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2 letters to Held from the art conservator. With a mention of the art conservator Giovanni Morigi in Bologna.
 

Welliver, Warman, 1960

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2 letters to Held. Welliver relates details concerning his research on Botticelli.
 

Wethey, Harold E. (Harold Edwin), undated

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1 letter to Held from an art historian regarding Rubens' portrait of Charles V in armor from the Zambeccari collection.
 

Weyman, Todd D., 1995

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1 letter to Held from the director of Swann Galleries in New York regarding prints by Anthonis Sallaert.
 

The White House, 1994

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1 letter from Held regarding media presentation of proceedings marking conclusion of peace between Israel and Jordan.
 

Wiedenhoeft, Ronald V., 1973

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1 letter to Held asking for opinion on a grant proposal submitted to the NEH [National Endowment for the Humanities]. Wiedenhoeft also mentions his essay on workers' housing in Berlin in the 1920s.
 

Wilkins, David G., 1986

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3 items (4 leaves): 2 letters to Held from the director of University Art Gallery at University of Pittsburgh and 1 letter from Held. Wilkins writes about his publications and lecturing activities, and seeks Held's opinion about [Rembrandt's?] portraits of the apothecary Abraham Francen and the calligrapher Lieven van Coppenol.
 

Williamson, Mary F., 1980

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3 items: 1 letter to Held, 1 letter from Held, and photocopy of a drawing. Correspondence concerning attribution of the drawing to Vincenzo Dandini.
 

Wilson, Kit, 1984, undated

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2 items (3 leaves): 1 letter to Held and 1 letter from Held. Held comments on Wilson's essay on Rembrandt.
 

Wilson, William Harry, 1980

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from a curator at John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Fla. concerning attribution of a portrait painting of Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia to Rubens. Annotated by Held.
 

Wise, Susan, 1984

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1 letter to Held from a curator at Art Institute of Chicago regarding attribution of two paintings to van Dyck.
 

Wirtala, Arthur O., 1982

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1 letter (2 leaves) to Held from a radiologist at Stevens Memorial Hospital in Edmonds, Wash. Wirtala explains the capability of radiography in disclosing images drawn on paper.
 

Witten, Elaine Franz, 1998

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1 letter to Held on a card illustrated by Witten.
 

Wolf, Fritz, 1994

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4 personal letters sent from Nahariya in Israel, including 1 to Held, 2 letters to Anna, and 1 letter to Ben. With a mention of sAlbert Einstein.
 

Woodall, Joanna, 1989

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1 letter to Held from an art historian teaching at Courtauld Institute of Art in London concerning Rubens's painting Samson and Delilah.
 

Worcester Art Museum, 1984

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4 items: 1 letter to Held from the librarian Kathy Berg, 1 letter to Held, a list of books in Swedish, and a 1936 symposium announcement (photocopy).
 

Worklan, Mary Anm T., 1990

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5 items (7 leaves): 1 letter to Held from the director of MacArthur Fellows Program, and printed matter. Concerning nomination of Barbara Novak.
 

Wunder, Richard P., 1999

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4 items: 1 letter from Held, 2 letters to Held, and 1 photograph. Correspondence regarding attribution of a painting depicting a monk in Wunder's collection.
 

Wyatt, William Stanley, 1990

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2 items: 1 letter to Held regarding attribution of a painting, and printed matter.
 

Wynne, Michael, 1970-1971, undated

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13 items (15 leaves): 5 letters to Held and 2 letters from Held. Correspondence with the assistant director of National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin concerning drawings and mezzotints by Thomas Frye and the attribution of Frye's artwork to Giovanni Battista Piazzetta. Also included are 2 letters to Held from Seattle Art Museum regarding attribution by Frye of drawings from the Krautheimer collection, and 2 typescripts concerning drawings by Albrecht Dürer.
Box 11, Folder 8

Abraham Shalom Yahuda - An Zwollo

 

Yahuda, Abraham Shalom, 1926

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1 letter from Held, dated Feb. 19 1926, typed on letterhead of Kaufhaus M. Held Mosbach (Baden), in which Held offers for sale 18th-century prints. With a mention of Mrs. Garbell, A. Politzer, and Max Ziegert. [Photocopy of original at Dept. of Manuscripts and Archives, Jewish National and University Library, Jerusalem. Further provenance information available in Getty Research Library research files].
 

Yardley, Michael, 1972

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1 letter to Held from an art history teacher at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J. regarding footnotes in Yardley's essay on Rubens's house in Antwerp.
 

Ypersele de Strihou, Anne van, 1970

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1 letter to Held concerning attribution of the painting Lapidation de St. Etienne to Rubens.
 

Zafran, Eric M., 1980

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1 letter to Held from a curator at High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Ga. concerning attribution of several artworks in the museum's collection. Zafran mentions [Oratio?] Peruzzi [Perucci], van Balen, and Jan Pietersz.
 

Zeri, Federico, 1968

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1 thank-you letter to Held.
 

Zöllner, Frank, 1990

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2 letters to Held from Bibliotheca Hertziana in Rome regarding Rubens attribution of a copy after Leonardo's Battle of Anghiari.
 

Zupnick, Irving L., undated

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1 letter to Held from the art historian. Zupnik writes about his various research interests.
 

Zwollo, An, 1981-1983

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2 letters to Held from Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie in Hague, Netherlands. With a mention of Felice Stampfle. Zwollo also mentions Held's offer to send photographs of Dutch and Flemish paintings at Ponce Art Museum to RKD.
Box 11, Folder 9

Unidentified, 1998, undated

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2 letters to Held from two unidentified people: a letter signed "Jan" sent from Eindhoven in 198?; a letter dated Nov. 20, 1998, signature illegible.
 

Series I.C.  Publishers, 1965-1993

Physical Description: 3 boxes 1.26 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

This subseries comprises correspondence with editorial and administrative staff of several publishing firms. Numerous letters are extensively annotated by Held. The principal topic is the publication of Held's own books and essays, though his reviews and commentaries of texts by other scholars are also mentioned. The largest portion (ca. 280 items) constitutes correspondence with Princeton University Press, which primarily details the publication of the Oil sketches of Peter Paul Rubens and the reissue of Rembrandt's Aristotle and other Rembrandt studies . A related group presents correspondence with Phaidon Press Limited, also concerning the publication of Oil sketches of Peter Paul Rubens. Substantially represented is correspondence with Harry N. Abrams and with La Connaissance.
Box 12

Abaris Books - Princeton University Press

Box 12, Folder 1

Abaris Books, Inc., 1981-1984

Scope and Content Note

4 items (5 leaves): 3 letters to Held fromWalter L. Strauss, and Strauss's letter to Philippe de Montebello at Metropolitan Museum of Art and to Charles Ryskamp at Pierpont Morgan Library. Correspondence concerning the Illustrated Bartsch series.
Box 12, Folder 2

Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1965-1993

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22 items (26 leaves). Correspondence concerning the editing and publishing process, reviews, sales and reprinting of 17th and 18th century art by Held and Donald Posner. Held comments on Bob Haak's book the Golden Age: Dutch painters of the seventeenth century .
Box 12, Folder 3

Apollo Magazine Limited, 1979

Scope and Content Note

1 letter to Held from Denys Sutton.
Box 12, Folder 4

Archives of American Art, New England Area Center, 1978-1992

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3 letters to Held from Robert F. Brown concerning the sale of Held's papers to the Archives of American Art.
Box 12, Folder 5

Art Bulletin, 1991-1992

Scope and Content Note

2 letters (3 leaves) from Held regarding his manuscript on Rubens's group-portrait at the Pitti. Held also comments on Walter S. Melion's essay on Hendrick Goltzius.
Box 12, Folder 6

The Bobbs Merrill Company Inc., 1968

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2 letters to Held.
Box 12, Folder 7

La Connaissance s.a., 1968-1974

Scope and Content Note

16 items. Correspondence concerning the English edition of Max J. Friedländer's Early Netherlandish painting , and the painting Virgin Enthroned by Jan Provost.
Box 12, Folder 8

Phaidon Press Limited, 1968-1987, undated

Scope and Content Note

ca. 38 items (52 leaves). Correspondence concerning Oil sketches of Peter Paul Rubens . With a list of Rubens' sketches, extensively annotated by Held.
Box 12, Folder 9

Frederick A. Praeger, Inc. Publishers, 1968

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6 items: 5 letters to Held and 1 letter from Held. Correspondence regarding Held's lectures on connoisseurship.
Box 12, Folder 10

Princeton University Press, 1967-1974, undated

Scope and Content Note

7 items (11 leaves). Included is Held's letter to Ulla Krempel at Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, and a note regarding Auferstehung der Seligen by Johannes Boekhorst.
Box 12, Folder 11

Princeton University Press, 1976

Scope and Content Note

ca. 30 items (36 leaves). Correspondence with National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, Samuel H. Kress Foundation, and Princeton University Press regarding The oil sketches of Peter Paul Rubens . Also present is Held's correspondence with John Rupert Martin concerning Martin's book the Ceiling paintings for the Jesuit Church in Antwerp . [See also Held's correspondence with Martin filed in Box 4, F. 19.]
Box 12, Folder 12

Princeton University Press, 1977

Scope and Content Note

ca. 45 items (53 leaves). Correspondence with Princeton University Press, National Gallery of Art, Yale Center for British Art and British Studies, and Frans Baudouin and Gaston Dulière in Belgium. The letters detail the editing process of the book the Oil sketches of Peter