Painter, Muralist, Printmaker
Active in New York, N.Y.; Calif.
Size: Transcript: 59 pages
Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 59 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Werner Drewes conducted 1975 February 19, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Werner Drewes (1899-1985) was a painter and printmaker from Reston, Virginia.
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.