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Letters from Rudolph Ingerle, William S. Schwartz, and Albin Polasek who includes a photograph of himself and a list of galleries and individuals; a pencil drawing of a nude and an oil canvas REPOSE by Tomanek; and printed materials, including clippings and exhibition catalogs for both Tomanek and Polasek; reproductions of art works; and photographs of Tomanek, his wife, the Schwartzes, Polasek, and works of art.
Joseph Tomanek papers, 1918-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Painter; Berwyn, Illinois. Born in Straznice, Czechoslovakia. Trained at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and studied painting with A. H. Krehbiel, A. Sterba, and K. A. Buehr.
Letters from Albin Polasek and 6 clippings are in Czech.
Donated 1969 by Joseph Tomanek.
Lives of American Artists
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