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Paul J. Sachs

Sachs, Paul J. (săks) [key], 1878–1965, American art teacher and collector, b. New York City. As professor of fine arts at Harvard, Sachs influenced and inspired many art historians and curators during the years of growth in the history of American art museums. His major publications include Drawings in the Fogg Museum (3 vol., 1940) and Modern Prints and Drawings (1954). Part of Sach's graphic arts collection is exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City.

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