Oral history interview with Robert Alan Bechtle
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.bechtl78
Creators:
Bechtle, Robert, 1932-
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
1978 September 13-1980 February 1
Languages:
English
.
Physical Description:
69 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Robert Alan Bechtle conducted 1978 September 13-1980 February 1, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Robert Bechtle (1932- ) is a painter from Berkeley, California. Full name: Robert Alan Bechtle.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available on line.
Author
Sponsor
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are 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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 8 min.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Photo-realism Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting from photographs Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Philosophy Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art criticism Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diebenkorn, Richard, 1922-1993 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
https://www.aaa.si.edu/services/questions
https://www.aaa.si.edu/