Robert C. Vose lecture, 1987 May 14

Vose, Robert C. (Robert Churchill) , b. 1911 d. 1998
Active in Boston, Mass.

Size: Sound recording: 1 sound cassette.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 50 min..

Collection Summary: A lecture delivered 1987 May 14, by Robert C. Vose, at the Somerset Club, Boston, Massachusetts.

Vose recalls some of the major American paintings sold by the Vose Galleries. He speaks of the thirty to forty year cycles in popularity and prices of American paintings, and of leading collectors, particularly Maxim Karolik.

Biographical/Historical Note: Robert C. Vose (1911-1998) is an art dealer from Boston, Massachusetts.

The lecture was given at the Somerset Club for members of the Archives of American Art. Vose agreed to its being recorded and included in the Archives' collection.

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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