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Oral history interview with Agnes Abbot, 1981 August 25-1982 January 15

view Oral history interview with Agnes Abbot, 1981 August 25-1982 January 15 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Abbot, Agnes Anne, 1897-1992
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.
Subject:
Hibbard, Aldro T.
Woodbury, Charles H. (Charles Herbert)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 75 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes and 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 2 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Agnes Abbot conducted 1981 August 25-1982 January 15, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Abbot speaks of her early education in Berlin; training at the Child-Walker School in Boston under Aldro T. Hibbard and Charles H. Woodbury; and her early years as a studio art instructor at Wellesley College.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Agnes Abbot, 1981 August 25-1982 January 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.
Biography Note:
Agnes A. Abbot (1897-1992) was a painter and watercolorist from Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art teachers
Interviews
Painters
Painting, Modern
Sound recordings
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12915
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211916
AAA_collcode_abbot81
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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