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Oral history interview with Gardner Cox, 1974 March 19-July 8

Interviewee:
Cox, Gardner, 1906-1988
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3 sound files : digital, wav file
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav file. Duration is 4 hr., 14 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Use requires an appointment.
Summary:
An interview of Gardner Cox conducted 1974 March 19-July 8, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Cox speaks of his portraits of socialites and Democratic party notables, and describes his sketches and their relationship to his portraits. He also discusses his early work.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Gardner Cox, 1974 March 19-July 8. 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:
Gardner Cox (1906-1988) was a painter from Boston, Massachusetts.
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:
Art, American
Interviews
Painters
Portrait painting
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12625
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213379
AAA_collcode_cox74
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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