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Oral history interview with Louis Siegriest

Interviewee:
Siegriest, Louis Bassi, 1899-1989  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Oliveira, Nathan, 1928-2010  Search this
Names:
Society of Six  Search this
Armer, Ruth, 1896-1977  Search this
Bischoff, Elmer, 1916-1991  Search this
Clapp, William Henry, 1879-1954  Search this
Cox, Willard  Search this
Diebenkorn, Richard, 1922-1993  Search this
Dixon, Maynard, 1875-1946  Search this
Gaw, William A., 1891-1973  Search this
Gay, August Franc̜ois, 1890-1948  Search this
Gile, Selden Connor, 1877-1947  Search this
Graves, Morris, 1910-  Search this
Hagemeyer, Johan, 1884-1962  Search this
Howard, Robert Boardman, 1896-1983  Search this
Hughes, Louis  Search this
Lobdell, Frank, 1921-  Search this
Logan, Maurice, 1886-1977  Search this
Macky, Constance L., b. 1883  Search this
Martinez, Xavier, 1869-1943  Search this
Nahl, Perham Wilhelm, 1869-1935  Search this
Oldfield, Otis, 1890-1969  Search this
Park, David, 1911-1960  Search this
Piazzoni, Gottardo, 1872-1945  Search this
Price, C. S. (Clayton S.), 1874-1950  Search this
Randolph, Lee F., b. 1880  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Scheyer, Galka E.  Search this
St. John, Terry  Search this
Stackpole, Ralph, 1885-1973  Search this
Still, Clyfford, 1904-1980  Search this
Stoddart, Edna, d. 1966  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Van Sloun, Frank J., 1879-1938  Search this
Von Eichman, Bernard J., 1899-1970  Search this
Winkler, John William, 1894-1979  Search this
Wores, Theodore, 1858-1939  Search this
del Mue, Maurice  Search this
Extent:
45 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1975 April 5
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Louis B. Siegriest, conducted 1975 April 5, by Paul Karlstrom and Nathan Oliveira, for the Archives of American Art, at Mr. Siegriest's home, in Oakland, California. Siegriest and Oliveira speak of his early career; the Society of Six; and the Bay Area figurative school. He recalls Perham Nahl, Bernard "Red" von Eichman, Bob Howard, Frank Van Sloun, Ruth Armer, Constance Macky, Lee Randolph, John Winkler, Maurice del Mue, Maynard Dixon, Willard Cox, Louis Hughes, Seldon Gile, August Gay, Xavier Martinez, Gottardo Piazzoni, Ralph Stackpole, Theodore Wores, Bill Gaw, William Henry Clapp, Terry St. John, Galka Scheyer, Maurice Logan, C.S. Price, Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Richard Diebenkorn, David Park, Elmer Bischoff, Frank Lobdell, Clifford Still, Diego Rivera, Otis Oldfield, Edna Stoddart, Johan Hagemeyer, and many others.
Biographical / Historical:
Louis Siegriest (1899-1989) was a painter from Oakland, California. Full name is Louis Bassi Siegriest.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 13 min.
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.
Restrictions:
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.siegri75
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92f49460d-4d3b-4cfa-85f1-bbab6828fff3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-siegri75
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Louis Siegriest

Interviewee:
Siegriest, Louis Bassi, 1899-1989  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
St. John, Terry  Search this
Names:
Society of Six  Search this
Clapp, William Henry, 1879-1954  Search this
D'Harnoncourt, Rene, 1901-1968  Search this
Gay, August Franc̜ois, 1890-1948  Search this
Gile, Selden Connor, 1877-1947  Search this
Logan, Maurice, 1886-1977  Search this
Van Sloun, Frank J., 1879-1938  Search this
Von Eichman, Bernard J., 1899-1970  Search this
Extent:
30 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1978 June 21
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Louis Siegriest conducted 1978 June 21, by Terry St. John and Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.
Siegriest speaks of his background; studying with Frank Van Sloun at the Mark Hopkins School; the Society of Six and its members, Seldon Gile, Bernard Von Eichman, Maurice Logan, William Clapp, and August Gay; living in Milwaukee and working in commercial art; returning to San Francisco and pursuing landscape painting; working for the WPA under Rene D'Harnoncourt; doing camouflage work with the U.S. Army in World War II; a controversy about and cancellation of an exhibit of his work at the De Young Museum; collage in the 1950s; his travels; the Bay area art scene; his associations with younger artists; his recent work.
Biographical / Historical:
Louis Siegriest (1899-1989) was a painter from Oakland, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 15 min.
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.
Topic:
Painters -- California -- Oakland -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.siegri78
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93d976d9d-0599-44c5-812a-11ad77376178
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-siegri78
Online Media:

Oakland Yacht Club, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street Oakland California 94607 Accession Number: 58.64.31
Date:
1920-1930
Topic:
Landscape--California--Oakland  Search this
Architecture exterior--Commercial--Recreation  Search this
Waterscape--Wharf  Search this
Waterscape--Boat  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71060907
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_137469

Boats at Pier, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street Oakland California 94607 Accession Number: 58.64.7
Date:
Before 1918?
Topic:
Architecture--Boat  Search this
Waterscape--Boat  Search this
Waterscape--Wharf  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71061080
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_137642

Boathouse, Green To Blue, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street Oakland California 94607 Accession Number: 58.64.32
Date:
Before 1918?
Topic:
Architecture--Other--Boathouse  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71061169
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_137731

Beach Scene, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street Oakland California 94607 Accession Number: 58.64.48
Date:
Before 1918?
Topic:
Landscape--Beach  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71061178
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_137740

Seated Bather #2, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1915
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Swimming  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71065570
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_142093

Water Scene, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street Oakland California 94607 Accession Number: 58.64.28
Date:
1920-1930
Topic:
Waterscape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71060909
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_137471

Orchard Near Broadway, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street Oakland California 94607 Accession Number: 58.64.1
Date:
Before 1918?
Topic:
Landscape--Orchard  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71060912
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_137474

Cuba, 1916, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1916
Topic:
Landscape--Tropic  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71061816
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_138370

Landscape, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Barrett H. Willson 968 Portola Dr San Francisco California 94127
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71069112
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_145607

Estuary Dwellings, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Medium:
Oil on plywood
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street Oakland California 94607
Date:
1920-1930
Topic:
Landscape--Coast  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8G220043
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_479189

La Moisson, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1905
Topic:
Landscape--Season--Autumn  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8A370011
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_395736

Lake Merritt, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street Oakland California 94607 Accession Number: 58.64.56
Date:
Before 1920
Topic:
Landscape--Lake--Lake Merritt  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8E740001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_450609

Trees, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Barrett H. Willson 968 Portola Dr San Francisco California 94127
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71069109
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_145604

Ancient Barn, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Medium:
Mixed
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1918
Topic:
Landscape--Farm  Search this
Architecture--Farm  Search this
Control number:
IAP 7106A011
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_146497

Portrait of a Woman, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street Oakland California 94607 Accession Number: 58.64.24
Date:
Before 1918(?)
Topic:
Portrait female  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71060913
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_137475

Figures on Beach, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street Oakland California 94607 Accession Number: 58.64.21
Date:
Before 1918(?)
Topic:
Landscape--Beach  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71061073
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_137635

Landscape with Trees, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street Oakland California 94607 Accession Number: 58.64.1
Date:
Before 1918?
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71061228
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_137789

The Red Walk at Neptune, (painting)

Painter:
Clapp, William Henry 1879-1954  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street Oakland California 94607 Accession Number: 58.64.14
Date:
Before 1918?
Topic:
Landscape--California  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71061078
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_137640

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