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Sterling Strauser interview, 1989 Aug. 10

Strauser, Sterling, 1907-1995

Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 1 sound cassette + transcript (41 p.) (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: An interview of Sterling Strauser conducted by Lynda Hartigan. Strauser speaks of his art education, and about his folk art collecting. He discusses some of the artists with whom he has worked, including Justin McCarthy, Jack Savitsky, Old Ironside Pry and Victor Joseph Gatto. He also speaks of collectors he has been associated with, including Herbert Hemphill, Red Grooms and Tom Armstrong.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art collector; Pennsylvania.


Donated 1990 by Sterling Strauser.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 4780 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Sterling Strauser interview, 1989 Aug. 10. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.