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Oral history interview with Joseph J. Greenberg, 1991 Mar. 19

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Interviewee:
Greenberg, Joseph J., 1915-1991
Interviewer:
Veloric, Cynthia
Subject:
Abels, Alexander
Blai, Boris
Fink, Ferman
Horter, Earl
Sabatini, Raphael
Watkins, Franklin Chenault
Tyler School of Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes
Transcript: 76 p.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
An interview of Joseph J. Greenberg, Jr. conducted 1991 Mar. 19, by Cynthia Haveson Veloric, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Greenberg discusses his family and early education; attending the Tyler School of Art; instructors including Boris Blai, Raphael Sabatini, Franklin Watkins, Earl Horter, Ferman Fink, and Alexander Abels; fellow students; Army service in WWII; his early career and years in Italy.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Joseph J. Greenberg, 1991 Mar. 19. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: microfilm reel 4777 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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:
Joseph J. Greenberg, Jr. (1915-1991) was a sculptor and wood-carver from Philadelphia, Pa.
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 schools
Art teachers
Interviews
Sculptors
Sculpture, Modern
Sound recordings
Wood-carvers
Wood-carving
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12576
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214484
AAA_collcode_greenb91
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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