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Margaret and Hank Jensen collection on Hans Hofmann, 1930-1980.
BANC MSS 2017/121 box 1; BANC MSS 2017/121 box 2; BANC MSS 2017/121 oversize box 1; BANC MSS 2017/121
Collection Overview

Title:

Margaret and Hank Jensen collection on Hans Hofmann, 1930-1980

Creator/Contributor:

Jensen, Margaret, 1896-1978, creator, collector.

Creator/Contributor:

Jensen, Hank, 1930-1999, collector.

Creator/Contributor:

Jensen, Margaret, 1896-1978, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Hofmann, Maria Wolfegg, 1885-1963, correspondent.

Abstract:

Contains correspondence from Hans Hofmann's wife Maria (Miz) Hofmann to Margaret Jensen and other related items concerning Hans Hofmann's career. Correspondence topics include news about exhibitions and personal concerns. Other items include photocopies of Hofmann's lectures at Berkeley in 1931, brochures for the Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts in New York City and Provincetown, and numerous major publications and clippings featuring articles about Hofmann and his work.

Date:

1930 (issued)

Subject:

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Hofmann, Hans -- 1880-1966
Hofmann, Hans -- 1880-1966 -- Pictorial works
Jensen, Margaret -- 1896-1978 -- Correspondence
Hofmann, Maria Wolfegg -- 1885-1963 -- Correspondence
Painters -- Germany
Painters -- United States
Abstract expressionism -- Pictorial works
Expressionism (Art)
Painting, Abstract

Note:

Margaret and Hank Jensen collection on Hans Hofmann, BANC MSS 2017/121, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift of Diane Maher ; 2016.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library.
Hans Hofmann (March 21, 1880-February 17, 1966) was a German-born American abstract expressionist painter.
Margaret Edmunds Jensen (May 14, 1896-August 27, 1978) studied under Hans Hoffman. Her son, Hank Jensen (born Henry Grosvenor Jensen, April 29, 1930, Pennsylvania; died February 22, 1999, Provincetown, Massachusetts) was an artist and also studied under Hofmann.
In English.

Type:

Clippings.

Physical Description:

print
1.2 (2 1

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2017/121 box 1
BANC MSS 2017/121 box 2
BANC MSS 2017/121 oversize box 1
BANC MSS 2017/121

Origin:

California