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Oral history interview with Paul Sample, 1971 October 10

Interviewee:
Sample, Paul Starrett, 1896-1974
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.
Subject:
Lie, Jonas
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton
Siqueiros, David Alfaro
Treasury Relief Art Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 17 pages.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 59 min.
Summary:
An interview of Paul Sample conducted 1971 October 10, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Sample speaks of his studies with Jonas Lie and Stanton Macdonald-Wright; teaching at the University of Southern California and at Dartmouth College; working on frescos with David Alfaro Siqueiros in California; working on murals for the Treasury Department's art project; exhibitions in New York galleries; his series of paintings for the American Tobacco Company. He discusses his subject matter.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Paul Sample, 1971 October 10. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Paul Sample (1896-1974) was a painter from Norwich, Vt.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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
Art, American
Interviews
Mural painting and decoration
Painters
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13224
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213061
AAA_collcode_sample71
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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