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Oral history interview with Pietro Pezzati, 1971 July 15

Interviewee:
Pezzati, Pietro, 1902-1993
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.
Subject:
Hopkinson, Charles
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 37 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 30 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
An interview of Pietro Pezzati conducted 1971 July 15, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Pezzati speaks of his youth and the influence of Italian parents; the development of his artistic interests; his education at the Child-Walker School and studying under Charles Hopkinson; influences of European art; his philosophy of portraiture; the influence of his travels on his work; and his methods of painting.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Pietro Pezzati, 1971 July 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: microfilm reel 3198 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Pietro Pezzati (1902-1993) was a painter from Boston, Mass.
Provenance:
This interview is 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:
Interviews
Painters
Portrait painting
Sculptors
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12494
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212304
AAA_collcode_pezzat71
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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