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Oral history interview with Ilse Bischoff, 1982 January 27

view Oral history interview with Ilse Bischoff, 1982 January 27 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Bischoff, Ilse, 1901-1990
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.
Subject:
Cadmus, Paul
French, Jared
Read, Helen Appleton
Zorach, William
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)
Parsons School of Design
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 26 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded 1 sound cassette. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 56 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Ilse Bischoff conducted 1982 January 27, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Bischoff speaks of her upbringing in a wealthy German family in New York; her study of costume design in Paris and at the Parsons School of Design, New York City; her training at the Art Students League, and with William Zorach. She recalls her friendships with Helen Appleton Read, Paul Cadmus and Jared French.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Ilse Bischoff, 1982 January 27. 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:
Ilse Bischoff (1901-1990) was an illustrator, painter, and collector. Birthdate also cited as 1903. Full name Ilse Marthe Bischoff. Born in New York City, Bischoff studied at the Art Students League and in Europe. Later, she worked as an illustrator of childrens' books and collected German porcelain.
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
Sound recordings
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11896
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212328
AAA_collcode_bischo82
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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