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Oral history interview with Emily Tremaine, 1973 January 24

Interviewee:
Tremaine, Emily Hall, 1908-1987
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-
Subject:
Mondrian, Piet
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 73 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 38 min.
Summary:
An interview of Emily Tremaine conducted 1973 January 24, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Tremaine discusses her mother's interest in art; A. Everett Austin's influencing her to collect art; education abroad; discovery of Piet Mondrian; Miller Company collection of architectural paintings; her personal collection; pop artists and art; and life as a collector.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Emily Tremaine, 1973 January 24. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Emily Tremaine (1908-1987) was an art collector from New York, N.Y. who was born in Butte, Montana.
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
Art, American
Art, Modern
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11938
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213174
AAA_collcode_tremai73
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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