Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Rosa Esman

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.esman09
Creators:
Esman, Rosa
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
Art Dealers Association of America
Dates:
2009 June 9-16
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Items
sound discs (3 hr., 9 min.)
digital
68 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Rosa Esman conducted 2009 June 9-16, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Esman's office, in New York, N.Y.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Rosa Esman (1927- ) is an art dealer and publisher who lives and works in New York, N.Y. She established Tanglewood Press and was the founder of the Rosa Esman Gallery. She currently works as an independent art dealer.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for this interview provided by Art Dealers Association of America. 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.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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 administrators.

Digital Content

More Information
General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 9 min..


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Repository Contact
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