Toni LaSelle letters from Hans and Mrs. Hofmann, 1949-1967

LaSelle, Toni, b. 1901 d. 2002
Painter, Art teacher
Active in Denton, Tx.

Hofmann, Hans, b. 1880 d. 1966
Painter
Active in New York,N.Y.; Provincetown,Mass.

Collection size: 15 items

Collection Summary: Fourteen letters to Toni LaSelle from Hans Hofmann and his wife; 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 Note: LaSelle, an art student, was a former student of art teacher Hans Hofmann.

Donated 2002 by the Dorothy Antoinette LaSelle estate via Dorothy Mae Nydegger, executor.

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