Toni LaSelle letters from Hans and Maria Hofmann

Collection ID:
LaSelle, Toni, 1901-2002
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966
Physical Description:
15 Items

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Fourteen letters to Toni LaSelle from Hans Hofmann and his wife Maria "Miz" Hofmann; one letter contains a copy of LaSelle's letter to Hofmann, dated Dec. 29, 1949, concerning the seasons as an inspiration for painting. The letter from Hofmann dated Apr. 22, 1960 is written on an exhibition catalog for a Hans Hofmann show at the Kootz Gallery, 1949. Also included is a Western Union telegram dated Apr. 19, 1963 from Alma Wyckoff.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Dorothy Antoinette (Toni) LaSelle (1901–2002), was an artist and art historian, and a student of Hans Hofmann.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2002 by the Dorothy Antoinette LaSelle estate via Dorothy Mae Nydegger, executor.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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