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Oral history interview with John Louis Laurent, 1973 Apr. 6

Laurent, John Louis, 1921-2005

Painter, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 1 sound file (1 hr., 25 min.) : digital, wav file

Transcript: 40 pages.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 25 min.

Summary: An interview of John Louis Laurent conducted 1973 Apr. 6, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Louis Laurent (1921-2005) was a painter and educator from York, Me.


These interviews are 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.

How to Use This Collection

This interview is not transcribed. The recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with John Louis Laurent, 1973 Apr. 6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.