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Jean Target Collection

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 7 Oct 2010

Biographical History

Jean Target (dates unknown) was a French painter known for his depictions of dancers.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Jean Target Collection consists of several photographs of sculptures, a small exhibition catalog without photographs, and a handwritten signed letter from Target to "Chere Madame." It is unclear whether the sculptures were done by Target, or by someone else perhaps based on his drawings.

Arrangement of the Collection



Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Related Material

Special Collections Research Center has a substantial number of manuscript collections containing the papers sculptors and other artists. Please refer to the SCRC Subject Index for a complete listing.

Subject Headings


Target, Jean.


Dancers in art.
Figure sculpture, French -- 20th century.
Painters -- France -- 20th century.

Genres and Forms

Exhibition catalogs.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Jean Target Collection,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Transfer from Rare Books, 1981.

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