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Oral history interview with Stephen Etnier, 1973 Feb. 22

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Interviewee:
Etnier, Stephen, 1903-1984
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.
Subject:
Carroll, John
Kent, Rockwell
Wyeth, N. C. (Newell Convers)
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.
Transcript: 63 p.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Stephen Etnier, 1973 Feb. 22. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: microfilm reel 3197 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Stephen Etnier (1903-1984) was a painter from Harpswell, Me.
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:
Interviews
Painters
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12692
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216616
AAA_collcode_etnier73
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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