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Comprising letters, manuscripts, photographs, diaries, drawings, and films, the archive documents the life and career of the American sculptor Malvina Hoffman.
Malvina Cornell Hoffman, the American sculptor known for her life-size bronzes figures, portraits, and dance sculptures, was born in New York City on June 15, 1885. She was the youngest child of Richard Hoffman, an English concert pianist and teacher, and Fidelia Marshall Lamson Hoffman, an amateur pianist from a socially prominent New York family. From the beginning of her life Hoffman was immersed in an artistic and intellectual milieu, surrounded not only by her parents' music, but by a large circle of family and friends engaged in a wide range of artistic professions.
150 Linear Feet (216 boxes, 9 flat file folders, 4 rolls)
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