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Oral history interview with Richard A. Florsheim, 1971-1976

Florsheim, Richard A., 1916-1979

Painter, Sculptor, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: Sound recording: 3 5" tape reels and 2 sound cassettes; 113 Pages, Transcript

Format: An unrealted interview of W. G. (William George) Constable conducted 1972 July -1973 June, by Robert Brown, is on cassette 2 of this interview.

Summary: An interview of Richard A. Florsheim conducted 1971-1976, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
4 sessions: Aug. 31, 1971 (49 p. transcript), Aug. 30, 1972 (64 p. transcript), Oct. 3, 1972, and July 14, 1976.

Biographical/Historical Note

Richard A. Florsheim (1916-1979) was a painter and printmaker from Chicago, Ill.


These interviews are 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

Use requires an appointment.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Richard A. Florsheim, 1971-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.