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Oral history interview with Jacob Lawrence and Gwendolyn Knight, 1998 November 18

Interviewee:
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J., 1941-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Washington (State)
Physical Description:
Transcript: 82 pages
Access Note / Rights:
Use requires an appointment.
Summary:
An interview of Jacob Lawrence and Gwendolyn Knight conducted 1998 November 18, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in the artists' home in Seatle, Washington.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Jacob Lawrence and Gwendolyn Knight, 1998 November 18. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000) was a painter and educator in Seattle, Washington and New York, New York. Gwendolyn Knight (1914-2005) was the wife of Lawrence, as well as an artist, herself and lived in New York, New York and Seattle Washington.
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 administrators.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
African American painters
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15744
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)257596
AAA_collcode_lawren98
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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