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Oral history interview with Karl Knaths, 1962 Aug. 2

Knaths, Karl, 1891-1971

Painter, Printmaker, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 3 Sound tape reels, Sound recordings: master (1 hr., 15 min.), 5 in.; 35 Pages, Transcript

Summary: An interview of Karl Knaths conducted 1962 Aug. 2, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Karl Knaths (1891-1971) was a painter rom Provincetown, Mass.


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 .


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 Karl Knaths, 1962 Aug. 2. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.