The Jazz Age: As Seen Through Illustrator John Held, Jr.’s Eyes

“Jazz Age: As Seen Through the Eyes of Ralph Barton, Miguel Covarrubias & John Held, Jr.”

“Jazz Age: As Seen Through the Eyes of Ralph Barton, Miguel Covarrubias & John Held, Jr.” Rhode Island School of Design

Jazz Age: As Seen Through the Eyes of Ralph Barton, Miguel Covarrubias & John Held, Jr.” is a fascinating catalogue of a show put on at the museum of the Rhode Island School of Design in 1968. It includes works by John Held Jr., a wonderful illustrator of the 1920s, who was very influenced by Jazz. This book isn’t the easiest to come by but there are several old copies that can still be found.

Jazz Age illustrations by John Held, Jr.

Jazz Age illustrations by John Held, Jr. RISD

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The Jazz Age: As Seen Through Illustrator John Held, Jr.’s Eyes