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Symposium on still life painting : sound recording, 1982 May 21-22


Collection Information

Size: 4 sound cassettes.

Format: Originally recorded on 4 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 52 min.

Summary: A symposium on still life painting sponsored by the Archives of American Art and the National Academy of Design.
Participants include: Lennart Anderson, William Bailey, Doreen B. Burke, Janet I. Fish, William H. Gerdts, Perry Townsend Rathbone, John Wilmerding, and Jane Wilson.


These sound recordings 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.


Funding for the digital preservation of this recording was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

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