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Oral history interview with Louise Nobili, 1978 June 22

Nobili, Louise, 1917-2004

Painter, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 4 sound files (4 hr., 19 min.) : digital, wav file

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 19 min.

Summary: An interview of Louise Nobili conducted 1978 June 22, by Linda Abramsky, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Louise Nobili (1917-2004) was a painter, educator from Detroit, Mich.


This interview is 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.


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.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Louise Nobili, 1978 June 22. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.