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Oral history interview with Jose De Creeft, 1968 October 1-8

De Creeft, José, 1884-1982

Painter, Sculptor, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 1 Sound tape reel, 7 in.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav file. Duration is 4 hr., 24 min.

Summary: An interview of Jose De Creeft conducted 1968 October 1-8, by Forrest Selvig, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jose De Creeft (1884-1982) was a sculptor and educator of New York, New York.


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.

Language Note

English .


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.

How to Use This Collection

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Jose De Creeft, 1968 October 1-8. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.