This study presents the life facts of John Hafen and examines his attitude changes as well as the changes in his art throughout his life. It catalogs with photographs the majority of Hafen's paintings.
John Hafen's personal letters were searched, as well as books, manuscripts and newspapers for information germane to this thesis. Personal interviews were held with people who knew him best and his paintings were found, photographed, and examined for use in this thesis.
John Hafen's life of fifty-four years was dedicated to his family, his church, and his art.
College and Department
Fine Arts and Communications; Art
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Conant, William Lee Roy Jr., "A Study of the Life of John Hafen: Artist With an Analysis and Critical Review of His Work" (1969). All Theses and Dissertations. 4615.
John Hafen, 1856-1910, Biography, Criticism, interpretation, Artists, Utah, Biography