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Oral history interview with Pietro Pezzati, 1971 July 15

Interviewee:
Pezzati, Pietro, 1902-1993  Search this
Pezzati, Pietro, 1902-1993  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Hopkinson, Charles  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Portrait painting  Search this
Sculptors -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12494
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212304
AAA_collcode_pezzat71
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212304

Pietro Pezzati papers, 1913-1982

Creator:
Pezzati, Pietro, 1902-1993  Search this
Pezzati, Pietro, 1902-1993  Search this
Subject:
Hopkinson, Charles  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Place:
South America
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7279
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209430
AAA_collcode_pezzpiet
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209430

Howard M. Gibbs papers

Creator:
Gibbs, Howard Manning, 1904-1970  Search this
Names:
Provincetown Art Association  Search this
Barrie, Erwin S., 1886-1983  Search this
Brouillette, Gilbert, 1906-1970  Search this
Littlefield, William Horace, 1902-1969  Search this
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Miller, Dorothy Canning, 1904-2003  Search this
Pezzati, Pietro, 1902-1993  Search this
Price, Vincent, 1911-1993  Search this
Extent:
2.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1904-1975
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, sketchbooks, photographs, a scrapbook, and printed material.
REEL 1255: A 27 page scrapbook, ca.1930-1969, containing letters and clippings.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, 1923-1975, with Erwin S. Barrie, Pietro Pezzati, Vincent L. Price, Thomas Messer, Dorothy Miller, T. Gilbert Brouillette, and others; 27 sketchbooks; 26 sketches; 1 photograph album and ca. 80 photographs of Gibbs, his family and friends, including William Littlefield and the Provincetown Art Association; exhibition announcements, catalogs, press releases, and clippings, ca. 1929-1964.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Boston, Massachusetts.
Provenance:
Material on reel 1255 lent for microfilming 1975 by Margaret Gibbs, wife of Howard. Unmicrofilmed material was donated by Margaret Gibbs, 1975, and by their daughter, Katherine Gibbs Tubman La Fleur, 1976-1978.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.gibbhowa
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c8f6fba6-63a0-4908-bf2c-6e870ce7d097
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gibbhowa

Pietro Pezzati papers

Creator:
Pezzati, Pietro, 1902-1993  Search this
Names:
Hopkinson, Charles, 1869-1962  Search this
Extent:
2.3 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Place:
South America
Date:
1913-1982
Scope and Contents:
Letters, some from Charles Hopkinson; sketchbooks, sketches, and other art work; lecture notes; and printed material.
REEL 107: Letters received, 1926-1966, mostly from Charles Hopkinson; photographs of Pezzati; and catalogs.
REEL 3483: A letter to Pezzati from Hopkinson; four small oils, two small watercolors (1950's), a self-portrait by Hopkinson, and a reproduction of his work. (Microfilm title: Charles Hopkinson papers)
UNMICROFILMED: Letters received; sketchbooks and sketches of landscapes and portraits, mostly done while Pezzati traveled through South America; figure studies by Pezzati and others demonstrating the principles of "dynamic symmetry" as taught by Howard Giles in the 1920's, and related sketches done in 1934 by Pezzati of the Ted Shawn dance group; lecture notes on portraiture; photographs of Pezzati and his work; clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, reproductions of paintings, and other printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
Portrait and landscape painter; Boston, Mass. Born in Boston, attended the Child-Walker School of Art, and was a student and friend of Charles Hopkinson.
Other Title:
Charles Hopkinson papers (microfilm reel 3483 title)
Provenance:
Donated 1971-1983 by Pietro Pezzati.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Portrait painters  Search this
Landscape painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.pezzpiet
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ee16f7c7-28a1-4ee5-8444-41d5ffd4e264
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-pezzpiet

Oral history interview with Pietro Pezzati

Interviewee:
Pezzati, Pietro, 1902-1993  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Hopkinson, Charles, 1869-1962  Search this
Extent:
37 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1971 July 15
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Pietro Pezzati conducted 1971 July 15, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Pezzati speaks of his youth and the influence of Italian parents; the development of his artistic interests; his education at the Child-Walker School and studying under Charles Hopkinson; influences of European art; his philosophy of portraiture; the influence of his travels on his work; and his methods of painting.
Biographical / Historical:
Pietro Pezzati (1902-1993) was a painter from Boston, Mass.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 30 min.
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.
Restrictions:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Portrait painting  Search this
Sculptors -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.pezzat71
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d874973b-0b4a-4686-8b68-cd8f6594feb6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-pezzat71
Online Media:

Jack R. Dreyfuss photographs of Pietro Pezzati and his work

Photographer:
Dreyfuss, Jack R.  Search this
Names:
Boris (Firm: Boston, Mass)  Search this
Pezzati, Pietro, 1902-1993 -- Photographs  Search this
Robbins, Laurence L., 1911-1980 -- Photographs  Search this
Extent:
26 Items (photographic prints, b&w, 26 x 21 cm.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1971
Scope and Contents:
Photographs document the work in progress of Pezzati's portrait of Laurence L. Robbins, chief of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, taken by Robbins' colleague Jack R. Dreyfuss. Included are 11 of Robbins in Pezzati's studio, sitting for the portrait, and 14 of the portrait in progress, all taken by Dreyfuss. Also included is one color photo of the finished work, taken by Boris of Boston.
Biographical / Historical:
Pezzati was a painter, Boston, Mass.
Provenance:
Donated by Jack R. Dreyfuss.
Topic:
Portrait painters -- Photographs  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.dreyjack
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94709fbcb-0435-4457-ab5a-00b5ded2a25e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dreyjack

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