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John Held Jr

 (1889 - 1958)
John Held, Jr. was active/lived in Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey.  John Held Jr is known for Jazz-Age genre, flapper figures-illustration.

Keywords and Quick Facts for John Held, Jr.


Birth / Death:  1889 Salt Lake City, Utah - 1958 Belmar, New Jersey

Methods for John Held, Jr.

Advertising Art
Easel Painting
Illustration, Illustrator
Magazine and/or Periodical Illustration
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint
Poster Art, Poster Design
Printmaking, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design
Sculpture, Three Dimensional Forms

Media for John Held, Jr.

Block Print
Ink
Woodblock, Woodcut, Wood Engraving

Styles for John Held, Jr.

Cartoon Drawing, Cartoon Figures

Subjects for John Held, Jr.

Cityscape, Urban Views
Female Face and Figure
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Genre, Human Activity, Daily Life
History: Historical Figures, Sites, Events
Humor, Whimsy
Hunting and/or Fishing Genre, Field and Stream
New York City
Portraits, Portraiture
Social Commentary, Cultural Issues, Political Views
Still Life

Art Association for John Held, Jr.

Society of Illustrators-
Society of Independent Artists-

Chronology for John Held, Jr.

Early 20th Century Before 1950

Added Description for John Held, Jr.

Art Educator: Teaching, Lectures, Workshops, Writing
Caricature Specialty
Cartoon Specialty
CENTURY MAGAZINE Illustrator
Commercial Art and Design
Genre Specialty
HARPER'S WEEKLY, BAZAAR, MONTHLY Illustrator/Photos
Illustration Specialty
LIFE Magazine Illustrator, Photographer
NEW YORKER Illustration, Cartoon and/or Photography
PLAYBOY Magazine Illustrator and/or Photographer
Pulp Fiction Illustrator

Exhibition of Art Association for John Held, Jr.

National Academy of Design-
Society of Illustrators
Society of Independent Artists--

Exhibition of Museum for John Held, Jr.

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts


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