Oral history interview with Robert C. Joy, 1979 May 4

Joy, Robert Carleton , b. 1910 d. 1993
Portrait painter
Active in Houston, Tex.

Size: Sound recording: 1 sound file: digital, wav file

Format: An interview of Charles Fleetwood (3/28/79) conducted by S. Curtis is also on this tape.

Collection Summary: An interview of Robert C. Joy conducted 1979 May 4, by Sandra Curtis Levy, for the Archives of American Art. Joy discusses his personal history, his childhood, education, influences on his art and his personal philosophy.

Biographical/Historical Note: Robert C. Joy (1910-1993) was a portrait painter from Houston, Tex.

This interview is part of the Archives of American Art 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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