Identification on verso (typewritten): 30th Annual Exhibition of Illustrators at the Harlow, McDonald Galleries sponsored by the College Art Association. James Montgomery Flagg, making a fifteen minute sketch of Wallace Morgan, President of the Society of Illustrators. Identification on verso left (handwritten): Wallace Morgan, President of the Society of Illustrators. Identification on verso right (handwritten): James Montgomery Flagg.
James Montgomery Flagg, circa 1930 / Percy Rainford, photographer. Forbes Watson papers, 1840-1967, bulk 1900-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Oral history interview with Charles W. Corey regarding James Montgomery Flagg, 1983 June 8
Corey, Charles W.
Kirwin, Liza, 1957-
Flagg, James Montgomery
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Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 17 min.
An interview of Charles W. Corey conducted 1983 June 8, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art. Corey reminisces about his experiences posing for a World War II poster painted by James Montgomery Flagg in 1942. He relates his memories of Flagg's studio and work habits.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Charles W. Corey regarding James Montgomery Flagg, 1983 June 8. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.
Charles W. Corey is an artists' model, living in Malaga, Spain.
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.
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