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Title: Margo Hoff

Date: 1968

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.

Description: Identification on accompanying note (typewritten): Margo Hoff posing before her 'giant butterfly' painting, inspired by a visit to Southern Illinois orchads where the fragile vari-colored Lepidoptera swarm; an artist-in-residence at Southern Illinois University this year, Mrs. Hoff has been using area subjects for her work; this painting, executed on four veneer panels, features the one large butterfly at top, with smaller ones in rows in the center and in swarms at the bottom; Mrs. Hoff builds up the design for her paintings by pasting on cut-out cardboard strips or figures, then prints with flat oil color or acrylics; this is one of the paintings she will show in her one-man exhibition in the Banfer Gallery, New York City, Feb. 12-March 7.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Miscellaneous photographs collection, circa 1845-1980

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Margo Hoff, 1968. Miscellaneous photographs collection, circa 1845-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 2155