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Oral history interview with Katherine Schmidt, 1969 December 8-15

Schmidt, Katherine, 1898-1978



Collection Information

Size: 60 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 13 min.

Summary: An interview of Katherine Schmidt conducted 1969 December 8 and December 15, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art, at the artist's home, in New York, N.Y.

Biographical/Historical Note

Katherine Schmidt (1898-1978) was a still life painter from New York, N.Y.


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

Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Katherine Schmidt, 1969 December 8-15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.