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Oral history interview with Joseph S. Trovato, 1979 July 29

Trovato, Joseph S., 1912-1983

Painter, Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 53 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 5 min.

Summary: An interview of Joseph S. Trovato conducted 1979 July 29, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph Trovato (1912-1983) was a painter from Utica, N.Y.


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

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Joseph S. Trovato, 1979 July 29. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.