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Oral history interview with Charles W. Corey regarding James Montgomery Flagg, 1983 June 8

Oral history interview with Charles W. Corey regarding James Montgomery Flagg, 1983 June 8

Corey, Charles W.

Artists' model

Collection Information

Size: 1 sound file : digital, wav file

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 17 min.

Summary: An interview of Charles W. Corey conducted 1983 June 8, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art. Corey reminisces about his experiences posing for a World War II poster painted by James Montgomery Flagg in 1942. He relates his memories of Flagg's studio and work habits.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles W. Corey is an artists' model, living in Malaga, Spain.

Provenance

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

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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Charles W. Corey regarding James Montgomery Flagg, 1983 June 8. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.