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Toni LaSelle letters from Hans and Maria Hofmann, 1949-1967

LaSelle, Toni, 1901-2002

Art teacher, Painter


Collection Information

Size: 15 Items

Summary: 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 Note

Dorothy Antoinette (Toni) LaSelle (19012002), was an artist and art historian, and a student of Hans Hofmann.


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

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

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How to Cite This Collection

Toni LaSelle letters from Hans and Maria Hofmann, 1949-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.