Soby, James Thrall
Art critic, Collector, Writer
Active in New Canaan, Conn.
Size: Transcript: 29 pages.
Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 5 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of James Thrall Soby conducted 1970 July 7, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical/Historical Note: James Thrall Soby (1906-1979) was a writer and critic from New Canaan, Connecticut.
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.