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Oral history interview with John Mason, 2006 August 28

Interviewee:
Mason, John, 1927-2019  Search this
Interviewer:
Smith, Paul J., 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Sullivan, Louis H.  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster)  Search this
Wright, Frank Lloyd  Search this
Voulkos, Peter  Search this
Soldner, Paul  Search this
Peterson, Susan  Search this
Melchert, Jim  Search this
Kienholz, Edward  Search this
Coplans, John  Search this
Sheets, Millard  Search this
Hopps, Walter  Search this
Koshalek, Richard  Search this
Price, Kenneth  Search this
McClain, Mac  Search this
Marer, Fred  Search this
Ballard, Richard  Search this
Otis Art Institute  Search this
Chouinard Art Institute  Search this
Ferus Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Ceramicists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13582
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)265527
AAA_collcode_mason06
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_265527
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Ed Moses papers, 1954-1980

Creator:
Moses, Ed, 1926-  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8019
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210189
AAA_collcode_moseed
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210189

Kitaj with his Hand on his Head

Artist:
Stephen Finer, born 1949  Search this
Sitter:
R. B. Kitaj, 29 Oct 1932 - 21 Oct 2007  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 60.3 × 75.6 cm (23 3/4 × 29 3/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1995
Topic:
R. B. Kitaj: Male  Search this
R. B. Kitaj: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker  Search this
R. B. Kitaj: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
AC1999.228.12
Restrictions & Rights:
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Sketch for a Picture--Columbus before the Council of Salamanca (A)

Alternate Title:
Christopher Columbus before the Council of Salamanca
Artist:
William Merritt Chase, 1 Nov 1849 - 25 Oct 1916  Search this
Sitter:
Christopher Columbus, 1451? - 1506  Search this
Unidentified Men  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 58.4 × 94.6cm (23 × 37 1/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1876
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Home Furnishings\Globe  Search this
Christopher Columbus: Male  Search this
Christopher Columbus: Natural Resources\Explorer  Search this
Christopher Columbus: Science and Technology\Navigator\Ship  Search this
Unidentified Men: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
AC1993.193.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Sketch for a Picture--Columbus before the Council of Salamanca (B)

Alternate Title:
Christopher Columbus before the Council of Salamanca
Christopher Columbus before the Spanish Council
Artist:
William Merritt Chase, 1 Nov 1849 - 25 Oct 1916  Search this
Sitter:
Christopher Columbus, 1451? - 1506  Search this
Unidentified Men  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 57.2 × 92.1cm (22 1/2 × 36 1/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1876
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Home Furnishings\Globe  Search this
Christopher Columbus: Male  Search this
Christopher Columbus: Natural Resources\Explorer  Search this
Christopher Columbus: Science and Technology\Navigator\Ship  Search this
Unidentified Men: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
AC1993.193.2
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One of Us

Alternate Title:
Unidentified Man
Artist:
Ejnar Hansen, 1884 - 1965  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 11/16 x 15 1/8 in. (57.63 x 38.42 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1944
Topic:
Architecture\Building  Search this
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
55.34.11 LACMA
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Mme. Yup See

Artist:
John Hubbard Rich, 1876 - 1954  Search this
Sitter:
Madame Yup See  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 x 28 in. (91.44 x 71.12 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
n.d.a.
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Earring  Search this
Interior  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Bracelet  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Fan  Search this
Madame Yup See: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
AC1996.132.1 LACMA
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Catalog of American Portraits
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(Self Portrait #1) (Autorretrato #1)

Artist:
Jose Luis Cuevas, born 1934  Search this
Sitter:
Jose Luis Cuevas, born 1934  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor and ink on paper
Dimensions:
56 x 41 in. (142.24 x 104.14 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1965
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Artwork  Search this
Self-portrait  Search this
Jose Luis Cuevas: Male  Search this
Jose Luis Cuevas: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
AC1997.LWN.550 LACMA
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Self-portrait: Portrait of My Father, Manuel Fernández

Artist:
Carlee Fernandez, born 1973  Search this
Sitter:
Carlee Fernandez, born 1973  Search this
Medium:
C-Print
Dimensions:
Sheet: 45.7 × 30.5cm (18 × 12")
Frame: 48.9 × 33.7 × 3.2cm (19 1/4 × 13 1/4 × 1 1/4")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
2006
Topic:
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
EXH.LP.07.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Carlee Fernandez
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Self-portrait: Portrait of My Father, Manuel Fernández

Artist:
Carlee Fernandez, born 1973  Search this
Sitter:
Manuel Fernández  Search this
Medium:
C-Print
Dimensions:
Sheet: 45.7 × 30.5cm (18 × 12")
Frame: 48.9 × 33.7 × 3.2cm (19 1/4 × 13 1/4 × 1 1/4")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
2006
Topic:
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
EXH.LP.07.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Carlee Fernandez
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Portrait of a Black Sailor (Paul Cuffe?)

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Possibly:
Paul Cuffee, 17 Jan 1759 - 7 Sep 1817  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Canvas: 25 1/4 × 20 1/2 in. (64.14 × 52.07 cm)
Frame: 30 x 25 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (76.2 x 64.77 x 8.255 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1800
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Vehicle\Boat\Sailboat  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Scarf  Search this
Nature & Environment\Rock  Search this
Paul Cuffee: Male  Search this
Paul Cuffee: Education\Founder\School  Search this
Paul Cuffee: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Paul Cuffee: Business and Finance\Transportation\Seaman\Sea Captain  Search this
Paul Cuffee: Business and Finance\Transportation\Shipbuilder  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
M.2005.2 LACMA
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Surreal Portrait

Alternate Title:
Unidentfied Man
Artist:
Benjamin Berlin, 1887 - 1939  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas board
Dimensions:
Board (estimate): 49.5 × 36.8cm (19 1/2 × 14 1/2")
Web site: Canvas: 19 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. (49.53 x 36.83 cm); Framed: 24 1/2 x 19 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (62.23 x 50.17 x 3.18 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1938
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
M.2006.73.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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EDAN-URL:
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Captain William J. Ferrell

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Capt. William J. Ferrell  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Framed: 42 3/4 x 36 x 2 1/2 in. (108.59 x 91.44 x 6.35 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1849
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Water  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Vehicle\Boat  Search this
Capt. William J. Ferrell: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
M.2009.98.1 LACMA
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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EDAN-URL:
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Harriet Clark Ferrell

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Harriet Clark Ferrell  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Framed: 42 1/2 x 35 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (107.95 x 90.17 x 6.35 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1853
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Brooch  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Architecture\Column  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Sofa  Search this
Harriet Clark Ferrell: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
M.2009.98.2 LACMA
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_M.2009.98.2_LACMA

Self Portrait

Alternate Title:
Nicholas Brigante
Artist:
Nicholas P. Brigante, 1895 - 1989  Search this
Sitter:
Nicholas P. Brigante, 1895 - 1989  Search this
Medium:
Pen and ink wash
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 7/8 x 12 3/4 in. (50.48 x 32.38 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1922
Topic:
Self-portrait  Search this
Nicholas P. Brigante: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
M.72.122.71 LACMA
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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EDAN-URL:
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George Washington

Artist:
Jean-Antoine Houdon, 1741 - 1828  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
23 1/2 x 13 5/16 x 10 in. (59.69 x 33.66 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Place:
France
Date:
c. 1786
Topic:
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
M.76.106 LACMA
Restrictions & Rights:
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Head of George Washington

Artist:
Virgil Theodore Nahl, 30 Aug 1876 - 9 Feb 1930  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Pencil
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 7/8 x 6 1/4 in. (20 x 15.88 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
n.d.a.
Topic:
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
M.79.231.47 LACMA
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Lady in Blue

Artist:
John Carroll, 14 Aug 1892 - 7 Nov 1959  Search this
Sitter:
Sophonisba Preston Harrison, 27 Oct 1833 - Sep 1876  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
50 1/2 x 40 1/2 in. (128.27 x 102.87 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1924
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower\Flowers  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Container\Vase  Search this
Sophonisba Preston Harrison: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
34.12.2 LACMA
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_34.12.2_LACMA

Jack Dempsey in Training

Artist:
George Benjamin Luks, 13 Aug 1867 - 29 Oct 1933  Search this
Sitter:
Jack Dempsey, 24 Jun 1895 - 31 May 1983  Search this
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on brown paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 x 14 3/16 in. (33.02 x 36.07 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1920-1924
Topic:
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Jack Dempsey: Male  Search this
Jack Dempsey: Sports and Recreation\Athlete\Boxer  Search this
Jack Dempsey: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Restaurateur  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
34.12.6 LACMA
Restrictions & Rights:
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An American Oriental

Alternate Title:
New York Oriental
Artist:
Guy Pène Du Bois, 4 Jan 1884 - 1958  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Woman  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
20 1/16 x 25 1/8 in. (50.80 x 63.90 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1921
Topic:
Exterior\Architecture  Search this
Architecture\Fence  Search this
Architecture\Door  Search this
Architecture\Stairs  Search this
Unidentified Woman: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Object number:
39.9.7 LACMA
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