Title: Interview with Simon de Pury and Interview with Baron Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza
Date: 1984 June 12
Physical Details: 1 sound cassette ; 1 hr., 17 min., 16 sec.
Description: Recording has hum. Side 01 00:00:00-00:00:13 is Herrera's introduction for an interview with George Rickey. However, the recording 00:00:14-00:44:58 is Hayden Herrera interviewing Simon de Pury. Discussion topics include de Pury's career as an auctioneer and a curator of Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza's private art collection, the phases of that collection, and hyssen-Bornemisza's taste in art. --- Side 02 recording is Hayden Herrera interviewing Baron Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza. Discussion topics include his collection, American art in it and his motivations for purchasing it, and other collections of American art in Europe. Side 02 00:30:20 recording sound quality worsens rapidly. 00:30:40-00:30:52 and 00:32:02-00:32:12 is Hayden Herrera's introduction for an interview with Harold Szeeman. However, there is no recording of the Szeeman interview in the Hayden Herrera collection.
Creator: Thyssen-Bornemisza, Hans Heinrich, Baron, 1921-2002
Forms part of: Hayden Herrera papers, 1926-2006, bulk 1984-1997
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation Information: Hans Heinrich, Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza and Hayden Herrera. Interview with Simon de Pury and Interview with Baron Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza, 1984 June 12. Hayden Herrera papers, 1926-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Digital ID: 24783