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Peter S. Vogt papers relating to Maine artists, 1972-2007

Peter S. Vogt papers relating to Maine artists, 1972-2007

Vogt, Peter S., 1941-

Photographer, Filmmaker

Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear feet

Summary: Biographical information, correspondence, artists' files, an exhibition file and artwork relating to Peter S. Vogt's work with and research on Maine artists.

Biographical material includes two interview transcripts with Paula Collins, widow of artist John Ireland Collins (2003), regarding her husband's art and life, and William Baldwin (2007), conducted by Vogt. Correspondence is between Vogt and several Maine artists and their spouses. Artists' files contain clippings, correspondence, photographs, and printed material relating to Maine artists. An exhibition file containing price lists, artists' statements, clippings, financial documents, notes, and correspondence relates to a 1979 exhibition that Vogt organized for Maine artists at Capricorn Galleries in Bethesda, Maryland. Artwork includes several watercolors by Maine artist Francis Wenderoth Saunders.

Biographical/Historical Note

Peter S. Vogt (1941- ) is a filmmaker and photographer living in Cabin John, Maryland. Vogt spent many summers in Maine and became friends with many Maine artists. He documented them working, interviewed them and shot archival images of their finished work.


Donated 2013 by Peter S. Vogt.

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How to Cite This Collection

Peter S. Vogt papers relating to Maine artists, 1972-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.