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Thorvald Arnst Hoyer papers, 1925-1982

Creator:
Hoyer, Thorvald Arnst, 1872-1949
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Letters, printed material, slides, and photographs documenting Hoyer's career. The letters (1935-1982) to Hoyer and his daughter, Olga Pegelow, mainly discuss Hoyer's exhibitions and Pegelow's gifts of his work to museums. Printed material consists of exhibition catalogs (1938-1976), reviews, exhibit announcements, articles, press releases, and Hoyer's scrapbook. There are 6 photographs of Hoyer and his work, 18 color slides of his paintings, and one original pencil drawing. The collection also contains Hoyer's resume, 4 pocket notebooks noting addresses, color notations, and sketches. Receipts and financial papers list Hoyer's paintings donated to The Art Institute of Chicago.
Citation:
Thorvald Arnst Hoyer papers, 1925-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter of primitive-style landscapes. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark. He settled in Chicago in 1915, where he lived until his death. Hoyer worked for the Federal Art Project's easel division from 1938 to 1942. His work was exhibited throughout America, including The Museum of Modern Art, N.Y.C., and The Art Institute of Chicago.
Language Note:
Letter from REVUE MODERNE is in French.
Provenance:
The donor, Olga Pegelow, is Hoyer's daughter.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Exhibition catalogs
Landscape painters
Landscape painting
Photographs
Primitivism in art
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Slides (photographs)
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9815
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212269
AAA_collcode_hoyethor
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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