TLS; February 13, 1969 to poet and editor of Voyages, William Claire

1 page. asking that an article about his early days not be used. Signed "Leonard." Very good. Item #57124

Leonard Baskin (August 15, 1922 – June 3, 2000) was an American sculptor, book-illustrator, wood-engraver, printmaker, graphic artist, writer and teacher. His public commissions include a bas relief for the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and a bronze statue of a seated figure, erected in 1994 for the Holocaust Memorial in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His works are owned by many major museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Museum of Modern Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Boca Raton Museum of Art, the British Museum, the Honolulu Museum of Art and the Vatican Museums. The archive of his work at the Gehenna Press was acquired by the Bodleian Library at Oxford, England, in 2009. A very close associate of poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Plath's first published poem, "Sculpture" was dedicated to Mr. Baskin.

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