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Oral history interview with Robert C. Joy, 1979 May 4

Oral history interview with Robert C. Joy, 1979 May 4

Joy, Robert Carleton, 1910-1993

Portrait painter

Collection Information

Size: Sound recording: 1 sound file: digital, wav file

Format: An interview of Charles Fleetwood (3/28/79) conducted by S. Curtis is also on this tape.

Summary: An interview of Robert C. Joy conducted 1979 May 4, by Sandra Curtis Levy, for the Archives of American Art. Joy discusses his personal history, his childhood, education, influences on his art and his personal philosophy.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert C. Joy (1910-1993) was a portrait painter from Houston, Tex.

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 others.

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 Robert C. Joy, 1979 May 4. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.