From The Art Contrarian, February 20, 2020, “John Held, Jr.’s Woodcut Style”
— a quick look at a few of Mr. Held’s unique New Yorker contributions.
John Held Jr.’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z:
John Held Jr (Photo from Sketchbook of American Humorists, 1938) Born, January 10, 1889, Salt Lake City, Utah. Died, 1958, Belmar, New Jersey. New Yorker work: April 11, 1925 – Sept. 17, 1932.
Book of Interest: John Held, Jr.; Illustrator Of The Jazz Age by Shelley Armitage (Syracuse University Press, 1987).
Chris Weyant on someday…
Mr. Weyant has been contributing to The New Yorker since 1998. Visit his website here.
A Spill fave blog A New Yorker State Of Mind, looks closely at the issue of February 28, 1931.
Cover by Theodore Haupt, who contributed 44 covers to The New Yorker beginning with the issue of September 3, 1927. His last cover: January 21, 1933.