Size: Transcript: 26 pages
Format: Originally recorded 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 56 min.
Summary: An interview of Ilse Bischoff conducted 1982 January 27, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Bischoff speaks of her upbringing in a wealthy German family in New York; her study of costume design in Paris and at the Parsons School of Design, New York City; her training at the Art Students League, and with William Zorach. She recalls her friendships with Helen Appleton Read, Paul Cadmus and Jared French.