Art, American -- 20th century
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection is composed of 69 lantern slides dating from approximately 1888 to 1950. The majority of the slides are photographs of paintings by John Hafen. There are also two slides of a painting by Rose Hartwell and two slides of paintings by John Hafen's son, Virgil Hafen. There are also two portraits on John Hafen, one by Will Vawter and the other photographer not identified. There is also a photograph taken by George Edward Anderson of John Hafen's son, Joseph, and John's wife, Thora.
Materials include 225 photographs and 120 duplicates, for a total of 345 slides. 301 of these slides are photographs that may have been B.F. Larsen, the artist, of his paintings between approximately 1943 and 1966. The other 44 slides are landscape photographs taken throughout Utah between approximately 1943 and 1966.
This collection contains the professional and personal papers of Henry N. Rasmusen, a modernist painter, author, and professor. He taught at various western schools throughout his near 30 year career including the University of Texas, Houston Museum Art School, and the Paltri School of Art Fundamentals in San Francisco. His studio collection is now owned by the Brigham Young University Museum of Art.