Oral history interview with Stephen Etnier, 1973 Feb. 22
Etnier, Stephen, 1903-1984
Brown, Robert F.
Wyeth, N. C. (Newell Convers)
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
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Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.
Transcript: 63 p.
An interview of Stephen Morgan Etnier conducted 1973 Feb. 22, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Etnier speaks of his youth and education, his motivations for becoming a painter, his travels in South America and the Caribbean, and his years at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He discusses getting established in galleries and the subject matter in his paintings. He recalls John Carroll, Rockwell Kent, and N.C. Wyeth.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Stephen Etnier, 1973 Feb. 22. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript: microfilm reel 3197 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Stephen Etnier (1903-1984) was a painter from Harpswell, Me.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001