Oral history interview with Louis Bouché

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.bouche59
Creators:
Bouché, Louis, 1896-1969
Morse, John D., 1906-
Dates:
1959 August 7
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
23 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Louis Bouché conducted on 1959 August 7, by John D. Morse, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Bouché speaks of his art education in France; painting trips to Brittany; studying at the Art Students League with Dimitri Romanovsky and Frank Vincent DuMond; the Armory Show, 1913; managing a gallery at Wanamaker's (the Wanamaker Gallery of Modern Decorative Art) in the 1920s; his technique and materials; teaching; the Penguin Club; his taste in books and music; and abstract expressionism.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Louis Bouché (1896-1969) was a painter and teacher in New York, New York.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available on line at http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/oralhistories/transcripts/bouche59.htm
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav file. Duration is 53 min.

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

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DuMond, Frank Vincent, 1865-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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