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Oral history interview with Peter Dechar, 1965 September 6

Oral history interview with Peter Dechar, 1965 September 6

Dechar, Peter, 1942-

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 1 sound tape reel analog 5 in.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 12 min.

Summary: An interview of Peter Dechar conducted 1965 September 6, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Interviewee Peter Dechar (1942- ) is a painter in New York, New York. Interviewer Dorothy Seckler (1910-1994) was an art historian.

Provenance

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 administrators.

Funding

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 Peter Dechar, 1965 September 6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.