Joseph Tomanek papers, 1918-1960

Tomanek, Joseph, b. 1889
Active in Ind.; Ill.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Letters from Rudolph Ingerle, William S. Schwartz, and Albin Polasek who includes a photograph of himself and a list of galleries and individuals; a pencil drawing of a nude and an oil canvas REPOSE by Tomanek; and printed materials, including clippings and exhibition catalogs for both Tomanek and Polasek; reproductions of art works; and photographs of Tomanek, his wife, the Schwartzes, Polasek, and works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Berwyn, Illinois. Born in Straznice, Czechoslovakia. Trained at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and studied painting with A. H. Krehbiel, A. Sterba, and K. A. Buehr.

Donated 1969 by Joseph Tomanek.

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