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Oral history interview with Philip Kappel, 1975 Mar. 11

Kappel, Philip, 1901-1981



Collection Information

Size: Sound recording: 2 sound file, digital, wav file; 30 Pages, Transcript

Summary: An interview with Philip Kappel conducted 1975 Mar. 11, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Philip Kappel (1901-1981) was an etcher, lithographer, illustrator, painter, and writer from New Milford, Conn. He studied at Pratt Institute.


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 is available on the Archives of American Art's website.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Philip Kappel, 1975 Mar. 11. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.