Oral history interview with Karl Knaths, 1962 Aug. 2

Knaths, Karl , b. 1891 d. 1971
Painter, Educator, Printmaker
Active in Chicago, Ill.; Provincetown, Mass.; Cape Cod, Mass.

Size: Sound recordings: master 3 sound tape reels (1 hr., 15 min.) 5 in.
Transcript: 35 p.

Collection Summary: An interview of Karl Knaths conducted 1962 Aug. 2, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Karl Knaths (1891-1971) was a painter rom Provincetown, Mass.

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.

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

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Interview Transcript

This transcript is in the public domain and may be used without permission. Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Karl Knaths, 1962 Aug. 2, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Note: This typewritten transcript was scanned and run through optical character recognition software (OCR). However, the resulting OCR text has not been reviewed or edited for accuracy.



This transcript is in the public domain and may be used without permission. Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Karl Knaths, 1962 Aug. 2, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.