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Oral history interview with Henry Hensche, 1971 June 14

Hensche, Henry, 1901-1992

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 1 Sound tape reel, Sound recording: (2 hours), 7 in.; 52 Pages, Transcript

Format: The recording ends before the conclusion of the interview.

Summary: An interview of Henry Hensche conducted 1971 June 14, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Hensche's wife, Ada, is present during the interview, also.

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Hensche (1901-1992) was a painter and educator from Provincetown, Massachusetts.


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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Henry Hensche, 1971 June 14. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.