Archives of American Art

Windsor Utley papers

Collection ID:
Utley, Windsor, 1920-
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
28 letters and 36 postcards from Mark Tobey and his companion Pehr Hallsten, 3 small sketches by Tobey, dated 1954 and 1955, and 3 blank cards designed by Hallsten. Most of the letters were written while Toby and Hallsten were travelling in Europe, although several were sent from New York. Topics include Tobey's critical responses to specific exhibitions with reactions to works of art, artists, and others involved in the art world, as well as more general attitudes towards contemporary art in Europe.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter and patron; Seattle, Wash. Born 1920. Utley was a protegé and friend of Mark Tobey.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1987 by Windsor Utley.

Using the Collection
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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- Washington (State) -- Seattle Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tobey, Mark Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hallsten, Pehr, d. 1965 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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