Sterling Strauser interview, 1989 Aug. 10

Strauser, Sterling, b. 1907 d. 1995
Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.

Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe
Curator, Architectural historian
Active in Washington,D.C.

Collection size: 1 sound cassette + transcript (41 p.) (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: An interview of Sterling Strauser conducted by Lynda Hartigan. Strauser speaks of his art education, and about his folk art collecting. He discusses some of the artists with whom he has worked, including Justin McCarthy, Jack Savitsky, Old Ironside Pry and Victor Joseph Gatto. He also speaks of collectors he has been associated with, including Herbert Hemphill, Red Grooms and Tom Armstrong.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art collector; Pennsylvania.

Donated 1990 by Sterling Strauser.

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